Napa Cabbage Salad with Apples and Caraway Seeds

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins

This salad takes only 10 minutes to put together and is a refreshing change from lettuce-based salads.


  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds

  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • ½ medium napa cabbage (about 1 pound), cored and cut into bite-size pieces

  • 2 apples, cored and thinly sliced


  1. In a small skillet over medium heat, toast caraway seeds, swirling skillet, until seeds are fragrant and beginning to crackle, 2 to 3 minutes; remove from skillet and set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, and oil until dressing is smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. In a large bowl, combine cabbage, apples, and caraway seeds. Add dressing to taste, and toss to combine. Serve.

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