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Fennel slaw with apples in a glass mixing bowl with a gold spoon in the bowl.

Simple Fennel Slaw – with yogurt dill dressing

  • Author: Amy
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This creamy Fennel Slaw is so good and so simple to make. It is made with fresh, sliced fennel, cabbage, red onion and apple all mixed in a creamy yogurt dill dressing. Packed with nutrition and so satisfying and delicious.  It makes a perfect healthy side dish!




For the slaw

  • 1 cup sliced fennel
  • 1 cup sliced green or purple cabbage
  • 1 small apple – thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion 
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped dill

For the yogurt dill dressing

  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt – full fat or nonfat
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice + 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons avocado mayo
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper


  1. Add all of the slaw ingredients to a medium-size bowl.
  2. Mix up the dressing by adding all dressing ingredients to a bowl.  Then whisk well to combine into a creamy yogurt dressing. 
  3. Pour the dressing over the slaw and toss to coat everything. 
  4. Serve topped with more chopped dill and a pinch of black pepper. 


  • You can store this coleslaw in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. 
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Category: Quick and easy salads
  • Method: Tossed
  • Cuisine: American

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