We literally live right off of a street that’s named for its abundance of fruit farms. We have fresh blueberries, pears, peaches and probably enough apples to supply half the country growing up and down the street. You can also find them if you go right or left.
I love having all the fruit around us and one of my favorites that grows the longest are the apples. We have all the varieties you can imagine and hybrids that are specific to each of the farms too.
They’re all an amazing inspiration for me when it comes to growing our own food and when it comes to creating recipes for my family and the blog.
This fall, I not only used apples to create an Apple Upside Down Cake but I also used them to create this incredible, fresh and scrumptious Apple Coleslaw.
This Apple Coleslaw is something that’s the perfect fall side dish if you still want to feel like you’re taking a bite out of summer. It’s also something you can make year-round because while fresh apples are amazing, apples are one of those fruits that always seems to be available.
Multiple use occasions
Another thing I love about this Apple Coleslaw is that it’s versatile. You can make it as a side, but it can also be used to top off your favorite burgers and pulled pork or pulled chicken like I do in this Pulled Pork recipe.
See the Apple Coleslaw on the pulled pork in the video below!
See how I make the crunchy apple coleslaw in the video above and find us on YouTube to get the first look at all our recipes and DIY ideas. Then get the the full recipe for the Crunchy Apple Coleslaw below.
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Crunchy Apple Coleslaw
- 2 cups shredded or thinly sliced apples If you slice these with an apple slicer or a mandoline slicer it will work best.
- 1 cup red cabbage
- 1 cup green cabbage
- 1 cup of shredded or quartered carrots
- 1/3 cup of mayonnaise
- 1 & 3/4 Tbsp. of Apple Cider Vinegar
- 2 Tbsp. of honey
- 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp. celery salt
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Slice your red and green cabbage into strips and chop. Add them to a large bowl.
- Add your carrots. If they aren't shredded or then you need to shred or quarter them first. I like to use pre-shredded to save a bit of time.
- Add in all your other ingredients and then mix with your hands or a wooden spoon.
- Chill for about 30 minutes - 1 hour and then serve.
melissa chapman says
I have never tried or heard of apple cole slaw. It seems like a great way to sweeten up cole slaw and we are in the peak apple season for it.
Oh wow! That sounds amazing! I love cole slaw, so I’m eager to give this a try. It’s a great twist on one of my favorite sides.
Oh my goodness I need to make this for Thanksgiving this year! The perfect Fall side dish!
Oh my goodness this looks and sounds so good! I will have to make it for Thanksgiving this year.
Ummm, yummmm! Perfect for fall. I love a good coleslaw, but never done one with apples.
Amber Myers says
Oh heck yes, I love coleslaw, and I am sure I’ll enjoy this version! It looks and sounds fabulous. I love apple stuff!
We love to make apple everything! From desserts to dinner. This apple coleslaw is right up our alley. Looks delicious.
Has anyone made this recipe, yet?!!
Samantha Laycock says
This looks delicious. I never thought of adding apple into coleslaw.
Flordeliz Fullo | angelfloree.com says
I love coleslaws! This version looks flavorful and fun to eat. ❤
Jean Gogel says
Making this for super can’t wait to try it. My mom made a similar recipe with apples I’ve made for years!.
I bet this tastes GREAT on pulled pork sandwiches. I’m going to make it this weekend.
I’m a huge fan of coleslaw. I’ve never had it with apples though. Looking forward to giving this recipe a try.
Brandy Ellen Writes says
I am a huge fan of coleslaw! When I left my at home work to be an admin assistant again for a year I would always go to the local store and find their cole slaw option for the day and bring it back to the office and eat it. Everyone always picked on me, but now you gave me a way to make a new option at home. I have plenty of apples to deal with, so will give your crunch apple coleslaw a try soon!
I’m not usually a fruity salad fan, but I bet the apples give this coleslaw a great added flavor! Definitely going to try it.
Celebrate Woman Today says
Absolutely amazing and very gut-healthy recipe. My favorite side!
I love coleslaw but haven’t had it with apples before. It sounds and looks delicious. Time to make a trip to the grocery store.
I love coleslaw, but I’ve never had it like this before. I will definitely have to try this recipe. I bet it’s going to be amazing.
Yummy! It would even be good in the fall with the apples in it!
I’ve never tried apple coleslaw, but it looks and sounds incredible – especially paired with pulled pork!
Terri A Steffes says
the sweetness that the apples give must be an amazing taste on those sandwiches. Crisp bites, too, would be so pleasing!
Ryan Escat says
I haven’t tried apple coleslaw, honestly I didn’t know that coleslaw can be apples too. Thanks for this great idea!
Toni Dash says
I love how easy this is to make! Looks so flavorful too!!
Chef Dennis says
Hmmm yum! I am so loving the crunchy part! This Crunchy Apple Coleslaw is really delicious.
Eileen M Loya says
Perfect coleslaw recipe! It sure looks delicious and great with pulled pork sandwiches. I will make this on the weekend. It is going to be something I really look forward to making for the fam.
Nikki Wayne says
Thanks for the idea. Sounds like a really scrumptious apple coleslaw.
Gervin Khan says
First time to hear about apple coleslaw but I am sure it’s also delicious, I am so excited to make this for everyone.
Gervin Khan says
Absolutely a masterpiece recipe, loved the texture and the aura that it gives makes you crave for it. The color combination is really enticing plus it’s really looks delicious and a very healthy one too.
Shayla Marie says
My brother made something similar to this, only not as elaborate. His was so good and so I know I’ll love this!
I love coleslaw and this sounds like a really good variation. I can’t wait to try it. Thanks!!
I’ve never seen or heard of this but I recently went Apple picking so guess what I’m going to be trying this weekend!
I love apples and I love coleslaws too. I can’t believe we can combine them together to get a crunchy apple coleslaw. This will be perfect for a cold evening in Autumn.
Angela Campos says
This is so delicious! It makes a great side dish!
Kita Bryant says
This actually look really good. I would love to make this slaw sometime.
Ruth I says
Wow this is amazing! I love coleslaw! This is definitely delicious and healthy. I love to have this today immediately. My mouth is watering.
Oh wow, living in a place surrounded by farm with lots of fruits to choose from is incredible! I love apples and I haven’t tried putting them in a coleslaw. Thank you for this recipe!
We loved it! It is a different take on traditional coleslaw.
Loving Mama Me says
This looks like. Great thanksgiving add on . I’m saving this for later use 🙂
Loren Dietrich says
My husband will love this!
Puja Kumari says
This seems very yum and mindblowing. I’m going to bookmark this page and try on weekend.
Louise N says
Very Delicious…I decided to add 1/4 cup yellow raisins and toasted chopped walnuts! This is a winner!