Red Cabbage and Fresh Herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing


If your looking for a different kind of salad that is both tangy, crunchy, delicious and with a high nutrient count this Red Cabbage and fresh herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing provides anti-inflammatory benefits, will boost your immune system and help to give you a natural glow.

This little salad is the perfect health pill and refreshingly tasty.

You more than likely are aware of the health benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar but here is a brief run down. The health benefits of apple cider vinegar includes weight loss, reduced cholesterol , lower blood sugar levels and improved symptoms of diabetes.

The flavour of coriander is quite distinctive. People either hate it or love it.

For those who hate it, they are missing out on a plethora of health benefits due to its high carotenoid content reducing the incidence of certain cancers and eye disease. It is extremely high in Vitamin A and as such has been found to protect the skin damage from UV rays.

Lastly, almonds are a good source of Vitamin E, Copper and Magnesium. All of which help with your skin health and assist in your muscular stress response.

Despite red cabbage high nutrient content, red cabbage is often also overlooked. Packed with Vitamin E, K folate, manganese, calcium, potassium , B6 , blood pressure and cholesterol lowering properties what other reasons do you need than to start using this little pocket rocket of goodness.

Nature’s health pill


1/2 cabbage head finely sliced – with a mandolin preferably.

1/2 finely sliced red capsicum

1/2 cup fresh flat leafed parsley finely chopped

1/2 cup fresh coriander finely chopped

1/4 shallot finely chopped

Yoghurt Dressing

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

1/2 cup plain unsweetened greek Yoghurt

1/2 cup pure olive oil

1/4 tspn lemon zest

salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoons slivered almonds

Finely chopping the ingredients is a way for the flavours in the dressing to react and enhance.


Finely slice the cabbage and capsicum. An easy way to do this is to use a mandolin.

Finely chop the fresh herbs.

Toss the herbs, cabbage and capsicum together.

Beat the yoghurt, vinegar, zest, olive oil , salt and pepper until the dressing becomes light and airy.

Drizzle over your salad and mix through.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Love this colorful salad of varied textures & flavors! I find this yoghurt dressing so unique & delicious.

    1. Thank you Megala, I often use it with slight variations as a substitute for mayonnaise. I don’t like mayonnaise very much….

      1. Megala says:

        Yes, it is indeed the best alternate for mayo.

  2. I love red cabbage and this salad looks great Marina!!

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