Cabbage is a versatile vegetable which is great for salads. The crunch of cabbage adds texture and its slightly spicy zingy flavour is a star in most salads. Coleslaw is one of the most common cabbage salads that is made with our Continental meals. Most fast food joints or restaurant serves a good helping of coleslaw as a salad to fried foods and burgers. Cabbage is so versatile and goes well with any dressing and so to add more variety to your diet here are some delightful cabbage salad meals that you can try which will satisfy your taste buds.
These cabbage salad recipes are your best choices if you want to get all the nutrients and antioxidants that this humble crunchy vegetable has to offer.
There are many varieties of cabbage which are available in the market. Green cabbage is often cooked and goes well in soups and stews and curries. Purple cabbage is used in salads and often for pickles. Nappa cabbage or Chinese cabbage is crunchy, light green in colour and is great for stir frying. All these varieties of cabbage makes great salads.
When buying cabbage, looks for cabbage that have shiny compact leaves, and that are free of blemishes marks and dirt. Do not buy cabbage which have loosely packed leaves and feel light for their size and are damaged.
Here are a few health benefits of cabbage which will pump you up to include this humble vegetables. Did you know that one cup of cabbage has less that 40 calories. Not only that it has been used for ages for the treatment of constipation, stomach ulcers, headaches, obesity, skin disorders and jaundice. Cabbage may also help protect against radiation, prevent cancer, reduce heart diseases, and delay onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
Cabbage is a very good source of manganese, dietary fiber, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. As per the USDA, it is also rich in various vitamins including vitamin C, B6, A, K, and E.
So go ahead and try these amazing cabbage salad meals that you can have throughout the year.
1.Noodle Sizzler With Garlic Pepper Sauce And Baked Vegetables & Asian Cabbage Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing
2.Vegetarian Pad Thai & Asian Red Cabbage Salad With Roasted Peanuts
3.Buttered Herbed Rice, Herbed Tofu & Spinach In Tomato Basil Sauce & Crunchy Creamy Coleslaw
4.Tofu Parmigiana with Spaghetti and Tomato Basil Sauce & Cabbage Slaw with Ginger Tahini Dressing
5.Roasted Vegetable Lasagna & Napa Cabbage Coleslaw with Greek Yogurt
6.Ultimate Potato Gratin Dauphinois & Pineapple, Onions and Cabbage Slaw with Honey Mustard
7.Mexican Vegetable Nachos, Chilli Paneer Quesadilla & Cabbage, Spinach, Pomegranate Slaw with Lemon Dressing
8. Vegetarian Sloppy Joe & Cabbage, Bell Pepper and Apples with Sriracha Slaw
9. Ratatouille with Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak & Summer Salad
10.Grilled Vegetarian Moussaka With Soy Granules & Red Cabbage Carrot, Sprout And Onion Salad