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Vegan Almond Apple Slaw

Vegan Almond Apple Slaw

  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Salad, Appetizer
  • Diet: Vegan


Lightly tangy, sweet, and crunchy, this Vegan Almond Apple Slaw is a delicious addition to your next bbq, pot luck, or holiday table.



Base Ingredients:

  • 5 cups shredded green cabbage *
  • 1 cup grated carrots *
  • 2 apples, unpeeled, small dice *
  • 6 to 8 green onions, thinly sliced (+/-)
  • ½ to ¾ cup toasted almond slices *
  • ½ cup dried cranberries (optional)

Slaw Dressing Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup [raw] cashews *
  • 3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar (+/-) *
  • ¼ cup distilled white vinegar (+/-) *
  • ½ cup unsweetened plain plant milk
  • ½ teaspoon dried ground mustard powder
  • ¼ teaspoon hot sauce *
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup (+/-)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ to 1 ¼ teaspoons sea salt (+/-) *


  1. Place the cashews into a small bowl, cover with boiling water, allow to soak for 15 minutes, then drain, discard the water, and place the cashews into a high-speed blender, set aside.
  2. In the meantime, place all the Base Ingredients into a large bowl, mix to evenly distribute the ingredients. Set aside until ready to dress.
  3. Place all the Dressing Ingredients into the high-speed blender (along with the soaked and drained cashews). Blend on high until smooth and emulsified.
  4. Add the dressing to the slaw mix and toss until everything is evenly coated.
  5. Serve and enjoy!


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.   

*Servings:  6