Broccoli Slaw with Orange Dressing Recipe

Broccoli Slaw with Orange Dressing Recipe

How To Make Broccoli Slaw with Orange Dressing

All for the love of salads! You’ll taste a mixture of sweet and sour flavors in this broccoli slaw. Make it with crunch fresh vegetables for a healthy meal.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



For the Dressing:

  • 2tbspbalsamic vinegar
  • 2tbspcranberries,dried sweetened, plumped up in warm water for 5 to 10 minutes, then drained
  • 1tspwhole grain mustard
  • 2tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbsphoney
  • 1small garlic clove
  • 1tbsporange juice
  • 1tsporange zest
  • ½tspkosher salt,more to taste
  • ¼cupextra virgin olive oil,plus 2 tbsp
  • ¼cupmayonnaise

For the Salad:

  • 6broccoli stalks,about 4 cups grated; can substitute pre-grated packaged broccoli
  • 2cupsgrated carrots,from 4 to 6 carrots
  • 2cupscabbage,shredded, Napa cabbage, green, or red cabbage
  • 1cupgreen onions,thinly sliced
  • ½cupcranberries,sweetened dried, coarsely chopped
  • 1tsporange zest,grated
  • ½tspKosher salt,or more to taste


  1. If using fresh broccoli stalks, cut them away from the broccoli crowns. Peel the tough outer layer with a vegetable peeler. Use the grater blade of a food processor or the large holes of a box grater to grate the broccoli stalks.

Make the Dressing:

  1. Put the balsamic and red wine vinegar, plumped dried cranberries, mustard, honey, garlic, orange juice, orange zest, and salt into a blender or a mini food processor, and pulse until puréed smooth.

  2. Slowly add the olive oil, while pulsing or blending, to form a good emulsion. Then add the mayonnaise and pulse until blended.

Assemble the Salad:

  1. Place grated broccoli stalks, carrots, cabbage, onions, dried cranberries, orange zest, and Kosher salt into a bowl. Add the dressing and toss to combine, until the dressing is evenly distributed.

  2. You can make this several hours ahead of time before serving. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.


  • Calories: 172.71kcal
  • Fat: 12.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.68g
  • Fiber: 2.14g
  • Sugar: 5.58g
  • Protein: 3.44g
  • Cholesterol: 2.82mg
  • Sodium: 333.50mg
  • Calcium: 72.30mg
  • Potassium: 459.93mg
  • Iron: 1.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 254.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 94.72mg
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