Red Cabbage With Sunflower Seeds

 This refreshing red cabbage slaw with sunflower seeds is the perfect crunchy dish that’s packed with nutrients and tons of flavor.







Health Benefit:

Red cabbage is a great source of fiber for gut health and antioxidants to promote health on the cellular level by fighting off free radicals that increase the risk of chronic diseases. Sunflower seeds are a great source of plant-based protein  and healthy fats to promote fullness and help keep blood sugar levels stable.




  • Large bowl
  • Whisk
  • Cutting board
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • ⅓ cup sunflower seed kernels
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped





Feel free to make this recipe your own based on what you like or what you already have. You can add any veggies that you have in your fridge and need to use up! If you do not have balsamic vinegar, you can use red wine vinegar or rice vinegar, or your favorite bottled dressing. 

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a large bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and lemon juice; Add salt and black pepper to taste



Step 2

Wash and finely chop red cabbage and carrots


Step 3

Add to the same bowl that you made the dressing in;  Toss to coat


Step 4

Add sunflower seeds; Toss again and garnish with cilantro

Step 5