Cabbage Salad


Rich in Nutrients: Cabbage is low in calories but high in essential nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K, and fiber. These nutrients support immune function, bone health, and digestion.

Antioxidant Properties: Cabbage contains antioxidants like anthocyanins and sulfur compounds, which help combat oxidative stress and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

Supports Digestive Health: The fiber content in cabbage promotes regular bowel movements and supports a healthy digestive system.

Weight Management: Due to its low calorie and high fiber content, cabbage salad can help you feel full and satisfied, making it a great option for weight management.

  1. Classic Coleslaw: Ingredients:

1 small head of cabbage, thinly sliced

1 carrot, grated

½ cup mayonnaise

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon honey

Salt and pepper to taste

In a large bowl, combine the cabbage and grated carrot.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper.


Pour the dressing over the cabbage and carrot mixture and toss until evenly coated.

Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

  1. Asian Cabbage Salad: Ingredients:

1 small head of cabbage, shredded

1 bell pepper, thinly sliced

1 carrot, julienned

½ cup edamame beans, cooked

¼ cup cilantro, chopped

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

1 teaspoon honey

Sesame seeds for garnish

In a large bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, bell pepper, carrot, edamame beans, and cilantro.

In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, and honey to make the dressing.

Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss until well combined.

Sprinkle sesame seeds on top for garnish before serving.

Serving and Storage Tips for Cabbage Salad:

Serve Chilled: Cabbage salad is best served chilled, especially if it contains a creamy dressing. Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld and the vegetables to crisp up.

Garnish Before Serving: If you’re adding garnishes like nuts, seeds, or herbs, sprinkle them on top just before serving to maintain their freshness and crunch.

Serve Immediately: While cabbage salad can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days, it’s best enjoyed fresh. Serve it as soon as possible after preparing to retain its optimal texture and flavor.

Store Properly: Store any leftover cabbage salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Ensure that the dressing is well mixed and coats the cabbage evenly to prevent it from wilting.

Consume Within a Few Days: Cabbage salad will stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Beyond that, the cabbage may start to lose its crispness and the flavors may become less vibrant.

Refresh Before Serving: If the cabbage salad has been stored for a while, you can refresh it before serving by adding a splash of fresh dressing and tossing it gently to coat the vegetables.

Avoid Freezing: Cabbage salad does not freeze well due to its high water content. Freezing can cause the vegetables to become mushy and lose their crunch.


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