This salad is a delicious, crunchy, easy to eat salad and a great way to get some cruciferous vegetables in the form of cabbage in without even feeling like you are eating cabbage. This is great for detoxification, hormone control, fibre and general health.
Preparation time: – 5 minutes
Cooking Time: – None
Oven Temperature: – None
Half a wombok cabbage (finely shredded)
Half a small red onion (finely sliced)
1 carrot (grated or finely julienned)
½ a Lebanese cucumber (finely chopped)
Half a capsicum (any colour, cut into fine strips)
1/3 cup of chopped, raw nuts (walnut, almond, cashew etc)
Parsley or basil leaves (roughly chopped)
¼ extra virgin, first cold pressed olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
2 cloves crushed garlic (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Put all ingredients into a large bowl and toss
Put all ingredients into a small container with a lid and shake. Pour over salad and toss.
To make this a complete meal you can add some extra protein such as chicken, lamb, tuna or tofu, or serve the salad as a side dish.
This is a very versatile dish and you can add or replace some of the ingredients with things like cucumber, snow peas, celery etc, according to your tastes.