Crunchy Apple-Pecan Slaw Recipe

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From North Platte, Nebraska, M.K. Bishop relates, "This salad is so quick to put together using a convenient coleslaw mix. It is crunchy and flavorful...and the toasted pecans make it seem special. A friend shared the recipe."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 5 cups shredded cabbage
  • 2 sweet apples, diced
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 143 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, toss the cabbage, apples, pecans, raisins and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour over cabbage mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Crunchy Apple-Pecan Slaw in Light & Tasty February/March 2003, p21

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cheeriogirl User ID: 2355136 84528
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

"I've made this many times and it is great!"

HDMac_WA User ID: 226085 122847
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2010

"I love this slaw. It is so tasty and makes a great accompaniment to any meal. Great alternative to the ordinary green salad. I have used both granny smith apples which are tart and honeycrisp apples. both are wonderful. Family favorite!"

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