Cabbage and beetroot salad 💟

Cabbage salads are great all year round. As I have mentioned before, I prefer using savoy cabbage as it is a bit sweeter than the rest. You can always mix up your cabbage combination for more colour but you will get the amazing colours just from including the beetroot in this recipe.  

Just for some fun, change up the cabbage and beetroot quantities and see what colours you get. Even add some grated 🥕 if you like. There are no strict rules. For those that are sensitive to garlic, the salad even tastes great without it. 

Beetroot is so good for you and this salad allows you to  pretend that it's red cabbage for those picky eaters. 😉I did suggest that to a customer and it actually worked!

Note that you can vary the salad by adding some pomegranate and thinly sliced apple.

Ingredients

  • 2 plump garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3-4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 450 g raw beetroot, grated
  • 1/2 small savoy cabbage, shredded
  • 3  spring onions, shredded
  • 1 small bunch fresh continental parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)

Method

  1. Put the garlic, mustard, honey and vinegar into a bowl and whisk well.  Gradually whisk in the olive oil and season generously. Set aside.
  2. Wash and peel the beetroot and grate using a grater or food processor. Put into a large mixing bowl with shredded cabbage, spring onions, and parsley. Drizzle over the dressing and toss well. I use my magimix for all the shredding and chopping.

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