Red cabbage, orange and walnut salad recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
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  • We often think of salads as a summer dish but this mix is a great winter recipe, too. Crunchy shredded red cabbage, sweet orange segments and crumbled walnuts make this a winner served with the Christmas leftovers on Boxing Day or a New Year’s celebration feast. Colourful, tasty and healthy – what’s not to love? The sweet oranges are also a great way to get kids interested in eating salads, they’ll wolf them down along with the red cabbage, setting them well on their way to their five a day – plus the walnuts will give them loads of slow release energy, so threre will be fewer cries for naughty snacks come mid-afternoon.


    • 1 red cabbage, shredded
    • 2 small oranges, peeled and segmented
    • 100g walnuts, roughly chopped
    • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
    • 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil


    • In a mixing bowl, toss all of the ingredients together and serve on a large serving platter.

    Top tip for making Red cabbage, orange and walnut salad

    If you don’t have any fresh fruit to hand, use tinned clementine segments instead.

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