This Cranberry Apple Coleslaw recipe goes great with my Chickpea Burger Recipe. Perfect for a summer or a get-together, the cranberry apple slaw, and chickpea Burger Recipe goes great together.
Easy and Delicious Cranberry Apple Coleslaw Recipe
To put a fun twist on your typical coleslaw, try this Cranberry Apple Slaw! It will be a hit at your holiday parties or a welcome change in menu in the summer. At only 79 calories and 4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints per serving, you’ll definitely serve this side dish all year round!
What are the best apples for this apple slaw recipe?
When making this apple slaw, I like to use a sweet apple. I use honeycrisp because it gives a nice sweet with tart taste. However, you can use any type of apple that you enjoy. This recipe tastes best with sweet apples but it is a nice change to make this with a tart apple too.
Pair this apple slaw with easy dinners. The apple slaw goes great with Easy Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken Cups or Easy 4-Ingredient BBQ Ranch Baked Chicken. Of course, as the holiday season starts, the cranberry apple slaw is great with turkey. It makes a nice addition to leftover turkey from Thanksgiving or Christmas.
How long is apple cranberry coleslaw good?
When making apple cranberry coleslaw make sure that it is stored in the refrigerator and in an airtight container. This will help the apple cranberry coleslaw last. When stored properly, the coleslaw will last about 3 days in the refrigerator. I do not recommend freezing this recipe. Apple slaw does not freeze well.
Ingredients for apple slaw
- classic coleslaw mix
- sweet apple like Honeycrisp
- Reduced-Sugar Craisins Dried Cranberries
- apple cider vinegar
- light mayonnaise
- brown sugar
How to make cranberry apple coleslaw
Dice the apples into small bite sized pieces.
To make this cranberry apple slaw coleslaw mix together the coleslaw mix, apple, and cranberry. In a smaller bowl, mix together the dressing using apple cider, light mayonnaise, brown sugar, and salt.
Pour the dressing over the coleslaw mix and toss together to coat the slaw evenly. Refrigerate before serving.
Cranberry Apple Slaw
- 1 14-ounce package classic coleslaw mix
- 1 large sweet apple diced (Honeycrisp)
- ⅓ cup Reduced Sugar Craisins® Dried Cranberries
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- salt to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the coleslaw mix, apple and cranberries.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients until smooth.
- Pour the dressing over the coleslaw mix and toss to evenly coat. Refrigerate before serving.