Apple Walnut Slaw Recipe
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Apple Walnut Slaw Recipe

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A co-worker shared this recipe with me. Now it's a family favorite. Apples, walnuts and raisins are a fun way to dress up colesalw. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 6 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium apples, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 243 calories, 17g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 251mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein


  1. In a large salad bowl, toss the cabbage, carrots, walnuts, raisins and onion. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, buttermilk, sugar, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pour over cabbage mixture and toss to coat. Gently fold in apples. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Apple Walnut Slaw in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p127

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Reviewed Sep. 27, 2013

"Great! Lots of eye appeal. I added a little celery. I'd make again. Janet"

Reviewed Sep. 25, 2013

"So easy, can have everything ready and make at the call . Very nice. Janet"

Reviewed Apr. 3, 2009

"This Recipe is delisous. I made it one year with my Christmas dinner and it is requested for every family function since. Thanks to the person who submitted this keeper."

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