Healthy Purple Cabbage salad with Almonds - Crunchy, healthy, sweet and so easy to make (only 10 minutes!). This salad recipe has only 4 main ingredients and is full of great fresh flavors thanks to delicious Maple Vinegar Salad Dressing.
A few years ago when I heard word cabbage I instantly thought about coleslaw, sauerkraut, or my mom's famous chicken soup (yes, with cabbage, so delicious!).
Well, and that’s pretty much it for my knowledge of cabbage recipes. But since then, things have changed, I now love to add it to many of my salads.
The cabbage adds a lovely crunch and bulk to salads, which is exactly what I’m looking for when preparing one super large bowl of salad.
In addition, it can be stored in the refrigerator for a very long time and nothing will happen to it. So perfect ingredient to have always on hand and limit your trips to the store.
This vibrant salad proves that cabbage can be bright and beautiful to use in salads. Especially red cabbage.
I love this recipe for beautiful color, texture, and of course so easy to make. I hope you’ll love it too!
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Can you eat raw cabbage in salad?
Of course you can, and must!
In addition to being super healthy, cabbage is delicious. It can be eaten raw or cooked and added to a wide variety of dishes like salads, soups, stews, and slaws.
Both green and purple (or red) cabbages can be eaten raw, but personally I like to use purple cabbage better for salads and green cabbage for cooking.
Like I already mentioned, a very famous way to eat cabbage is to ferment it and make sauerkraut.
How can you make raw cabbage taste good?
With the right dressing! In this recipe, I’ve used my own Maple Vinegar salad dressing but you can try it even with Honey Mustard Soy Sauce instead.
Another way is to roast your cabbage with spices. In this case regular green cabbage is the right option.
Can cabbage be used as a lettuce?
Oh yes! It’s texture makes it perfect to use in salads, burgers, tacos. Besides, it’s always adds a bit of freshness to your dish! Plus it’s healthy as well.
Just make sure to soften the sliced cabbage a bit with your hands before adding to your recipe. This way it's not too hard to eat.
Here’s what ingredients you’ll need for Healthy Purple Cabbage salad with Almonds
- cabbage purple
- red onion
- almond flakes
For Maple Vinegar Dressing you'll need 6 ingredients
- vine vinegar
- olive oil
- ground black pepper
- lemon juice
How To Make Healthy Purple Cabbage salad with Almonds
It's super easy!
Cut radish thin circles.
Slice the cabbage and soften it a bit between your fingers. Transfer both ingredients into salad bowl.
Now prepare the dressing by mixing all dressing ingredients in a jar or a mixing bowl.
STEP 4 - Serve!
Drizzle the dressing or toss into the salad and garnish with almond flakes and some freshly chopped parsley (optional). Serve!
So here you have it, 10 minutes to make, delicious, crunchy and healthy Purple Cabbage Salad with Maple vinegar Dressing!
What do you think? Would you make this recipe over and over again?
Let me know down below in the comments, I'd love to hear from you!
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OUR FAVORITE EQUIPMENT FOR THIS RECIPE
Easy Purple Cabbage And Radish Salad
- 4 cup purple cabbage chopped
- 10 radish small
- 1 red onion small
- 2 tablespoon almond flakes
- ½ tablespoon white wine vinegar
- 2 ½ tablespoon olive oil
- 1 ½ teaspoon maple syrup
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- Cut radish in thin circles.
- Slice the cabbage and soften it a bit between your fingers. Transfer both ingredients into salad bowl.
- Now prepare the dressing by mixing all dressing ingredients in a jar or a mixing bowl.
- Drizzle the dressing or toss into the salad and garnish with almond flakes and some freshly chopped parsley (optional) Serve!
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