Cabbage salad is a light and nutritious dish, perfect for low-calorie diets. Let's discover 5 creative and tasty recipes to bring it to the table
The cabbage salad is one way smart and tasty to eat this precious vegetable, rich in nutrients that are good for the body, light, diuretic and perfect for low calorie diets.
Before discovering any creative ideas to match the cabbage salad it is important to know this vegetable and immediately debunk one of the false myths that involve it: there is a difference between cabbage and savoy cabbage? The answer – not too obvious – is absolutely no! The cabbage it is none other than it is a dark, wrinkled-leaved cabbage, with showy ribs and a curly surface e wavy.
On the benches of the vegetables it can be found in the shape of a "rose" with the outer leaves well open and explained or without the outer leaves and ball-shaped.
This type of cabbage is also called cabbage of Milan or Savoy is the basis of many recipes of the Lombard culinary tradition such as cassoeula, pizzoccheri or rolls.
Here are 5 creative ideas for preparing cabbage salad
Piedmont style cabbage salad with anchovies
This salad typical of Piedmontese cuisine, it is prepared with 1 savoy cabbage of medium size, a jar of fillets of anchovy in salt, pitted black olives, extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.
Just wash it carefully cabbage, cut it into thin strips and then dress it with all the others ingrediants, for a second or a light and tasty side dish.
Cabbage salad with apples and walnuts
This plate it is prepared with washed and cut vegetables (1 medium sized cabbage is always enough), two apples Fuji quality, perfect for pairing with cabbage because they are very crunchy, compact, juicy and with a particularly sweet and aromatic taste and nuts (or almonds) chopped. It can be seasoned with one Yogurt Dressing, to be prepared at home following our recipe.
Salad with cabbage, pears, feta and tomatoes
Those who particularly want a salad rich in taste (although not too light) can opt with this with cabbage, pears and feta. Just wash and cut the cabbage, add two chopped pears, a handful of kernels of nuts, 50 g of feta and a tomato cut into slices. The dish can be seasoned with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Anyone who wants can also add some lemon juice, for a slightly more acrid taste.
Cabbage salad with sour cream and pomegranate and cucumber
A cabbage salad very particular and with a really interesting taste is the one with the sour cream and pomegranate. It can be presented as side dish to fish dishes or as a main course. It is prepared with 600 g clean cabbage and cut into thin slices, 200 g sour cream (or creme fraiche), 100 g almonds without peel, some lemon juice, the kernels of a pomegranate it's a cucumber cut into slices. It can be seasoned with salt and a sprinkle of black pepper.
Savoy cabbage salad with onion, pumpkin and bean sprouts
For a salad from oriental and sweet and sour flavor you can use 1 savoy cabbage, 1 onion and 150 g of pumpkin, 100 g of bean sprouts, vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, sugar, salt and pepper.
To cook the onion and the pumpkin in sweet and sour sauce follow our recipe easy and fast. The two ingredients are then mixed with the cabbage and bean sprouts and then seasoned with salt, pepper, vinegar and oil.
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