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Warm Red Cabbage Salad

March/April 2007

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In this quick German-inspired side dish, red cabbage is cooked until just tender and combined with sweet apples, caraway and a tangy vinaigrette. Serve with roasted pork loin or turkey kielbasa.



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"I love red cabbage - this dish reminds me of one served to me years ago by Norwegian friends. I'm surprised that anyone would think this called for odd or unusual ingredients. My. "
Warm Red Cabbage Salad Recipe

Makes: 6 servings, generous 3/4 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced (about 1/4 large head)
  • 3/4 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 crisp, sweet apple, such as Braeburn or Gala, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly, ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted (see Tip)

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add cabbage, caraway seeds and salt. Cook, covered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat. Add apple, shallot, vinegar, mustard and pepper and stir until combined. Serve sprinkled with toasted walnuts.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: To toast chopped walnuts, heat a small dry skillet over medium-low heat. Add nuts and cook, stirring, until lightly browned and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving: 76 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 10 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 2 g fiber; 216 mg sodium; 183 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (60% daily value), Vitamin A (15% dv), source of omega-3s.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat


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Recipe Categories

Season
Spring
Fall
Winter
Type of Dish
Side dish, vegetable
Ethnic/Regional
German
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Servings
6
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Dinner

Publication
March/April 2007

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