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Nutty cabbage salad with beets and blue cheese

Total Time
15 min
12 min
3 min
Whether you call it a slaw or a salad, one thing's for sure: the flavor combination is both beautiful and delicious. Using packaged coleslaw mix drastically cuts down on prep time, since the cabbage and carrots are already shredded. Mayonnaise, blue cheese, beets, and walnuts give the salad a creamy, earthy, and tangy flavor profile, making this recipe great as an appetizer or a side dish to chicken or fish. Considering it serves eight and comes together in just 15 minutes, it may soon become the highlight for all your future dinner parties.


Packaged coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)

1 pound(s)

Shredded red cabbage

10 oz

Canned beets without added salt

16 oz, drained and thinly sliced

Fat free mayonnaise

1½ cup(s)

Blue cheese

¼ cup(s), crumbled, not packed, crumbled

Chopped walnuts

¼ cup(s)


  1. In a large bowl, combine slaw, cabbage and beets. Add mayonnaise and blue cheese; toss to mix and coat.
  2. Toast walnuts in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, shaking pan frequently, until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes; sprinkle over salad. Yields about 1 cup per serving.