Red cabbage with grilled avocado

This fresh, heavenly take on red cabbage salad gets its special twist from the savory dressing and the grilled avocado. I love to serve this vegan treat as a light starter.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 35 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 456 / Protein 8g / Carbohydr. 20g / Fat 40g

Ingredients (4 servings)

1red cabbage
100 gwalnuts
150 ggreen grapes
25 mlorange juice
50 mlolive oil
25 mlwalnut oil
25 mlraspberry vinegar
1 tspagave syrup
25 mlbalsamic cream
1 tbspvegetable oil
1lemon (juice)


large saucepan, strainer, grill pan, citrus press (optional), large bowl, brush, canning jar, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Müller Thurgau, dry, 2012
Tangy notes of juniper and violet complement the fruity aroma of this salad. A rounded, smooth, and mineral-driven wine that perfectly cleanses the palate.

Step 1

Red cabbage with grilled avocado

Halve grapes and chop walnuts roughly. Halve red cabbage, remove stem, and thinly slice.

cutting board, knife

150 g green grapes / 100 g walnuts / 1 red cabbage

Step 2

Red cabbage with grilled avocado

Fill half of a large saucepan with water, add some salt, and bring to a boil. Place red cabbage into boiling water and blanch for approx. 3 – 5 min. Then, drain and rinse with cold water.

large saucepan, strainer


Step 3

Red cabbage with grilled avocado

For the dressing, add orange juice, olive oil, walnut oil, raspberry vinegar, agave syrup, and balsamic cream to a canning jar. Season to taste with salt and pepper and shake well to combine.

canning jar

25 ml orange juice / 50 ml olive oil / 25 ml walnut oil / 25 ml raspberry vinegar / 1 tsp agave syrup / 25 ml balsamic cream / salt / pepper

Step 4

Red cabbage with grilled avocado

In a large bowl, combine red cabbage, grapes, walnuts, and dressing. Mix well to combine.

large bowl

Step 5

Red cabbage with grilled avocado

Quarter and pit avocado. Carefully remove peel and cut into slices. Brush with vegetable oil.

brush, cutting board, knife

1 avocado / 1 tbsp vegetable oil

Step 6

Red cabbage with grilled avocado

Preheat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill avocado slices on each side for approx. 1 – 2 min. Drizzle with lemon juice. For serving, transfer salad to a plate and top each portion with grilled avocado. Enjoy with fresh bread.

grill pan, citrus press

1 lemon