Warm Apple-Onion Slaw

By 30 Minutes or Less
Attractive and delicious, this combination of onions, purple cabbage (a little sweeter than green) and apples makes a perfect fall or winter side dish.

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes

Side Dishes

Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, White, Green, Blue


1 Tbsp olive oil

1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced 

2 medium apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced 

1 medium head purple cabbage, shredded 

1/4 cup water 

2 Tbsp parsley, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

Apple cider vinegar to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add sliced onion and cook until softened. Add apple slices and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Add the cabbage along with a splash of cider vinegar and water. Cook until the cabbage is softened but still retains most of its crispness.
  4. Stir in the chopped parsley and season to taste with salt and pepper (optional). Serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    80
  • Carbohydrates:    13g
  • Total Fat:    2.5g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0g
  • Dietary Fiber:    3g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    28%
  • Sodium:    95 mg
  • Protein:    2g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of the North Carolina State Plants for Human Health Institute.



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