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Fruited Cabbage Salad Recipe

Fruited Cabbage Salad Recipe

"The recipe came from a neighbor who invited us for lunch after church," Kathy recalls. "I bring it to potlucks and family get-togethers. It's very versatile. You can substitute lettuce for the cabbage and add almost any fruit. Almonds, peanuts or sunflower kernels can be used in place of the pecans," she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 medium red apple, diced
  • 1 medium firm banana, sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt to taste, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients; set aside. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine mayonnaise, milk, sugar, lemon juice and salt if desired; shake well. Pour over cabbage mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 3/4 cup serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise, skim milk and sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar and without salt) equals 114 calories, 152 mg sodium, trace cholesterol, 18 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 5 gm fat, 3 gm fiber. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 vegetable.