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Pointed cabbage and apple salad

May 17, 2010

Summer is approaching, which means that pointed cabbage is in season. Pointed cabbage is a green, cone shaped cabbage with a subtle flavor and a nice crunch. It is much more delicate than for an example white cabbage, since it only grows in the summer. It tastes amazing just steamed, with butter and salt on it, but today I decided on a favorite recipe of mine; a fresh salad with apples and pointed cabbage. The reason why this salad is so delicious is the dressing; it is sweet, sour, strong (from the ginger) and salty, and it compliments the cabbage perfectly.

The ingredients are:

 1 head of pointed cabbage

2 of your favorite apples

1 big handful of chopped up parsley 

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon flavorful honey

1 lime

1 tablespoon grated ginger

Salt

Pepper

 

How:

 First you take your head of pointed cabbage and wash it carefully. It helps the washing if you chop it in half lengthwise and cut the bottom off. Then cut the cabbage into thin slices, so it looks sort of julienne. Then you remove the core from the apples, and cut them in thin slices as well. Dump it all into a big salad bowl and add the chopped parsley.

To make the dressing, put the vinegar, oil, honey, lime juice, ginger, salt and pepper into a bowl and mix well. Taste it to see if it needs more sweetness (honey) or anything else. It should be sweet, but also quite sour at the same time. 

Dump the dressing over the salad and toss it all really well to coat the cabbage. It can be served immediately, but it also keeps quite well in the fridge. I often make a huge batch, and bring it to the university to have for lunch, and it keeps surprisingly well.

This salad is very versatile and can go with almost anything, but I especially love it with fish, or as a side to go with pasta dishes.

I hope you will enjoy it!

7 Comments leave one →
  1. May 18, 2010 9:35 am

    Sikke en flot side du har fået lavet, den kan du godt være stolt af. Lækre opskrifter og flotte billeder🙂

    Er det ok, at jeg sætter dig på min blogroll?

    Mange hilsner og held og lykke med bloggen
    Birthe/Newyorkerbyheart

    • May 18, 2010 10:02 am

      Tusind tak for rosen Birthe. Jeg vil mægtig gerne på din blogroll!

      Kh Kristina

  2. May 18, 2010 12:50 pm

    En dejlig lækker salat, du der har lavet, og flotte billeder!
    Knus
    Vibeke

    • May 18, 2010 1:23 pm

      Tusind tak Vibeke. Jeg er glad for at du synes om billederne, og ja, salaten smager virkelig super godt.

  3. Susan Koch permalink
    June 21, 2010 12:17 pm

    Hej Kristina,

    Først og fremmest vil jeg rose dig for denne flotte Bloq, du har lavet. Jeg har den som min foretrukkne både her på job og hjemme.
    Dejligt med nogle lækre opskrifter og flotte billeder, giver virkelig inspiration.
    OG jeg har lavet din spidskål sallat op til flere gange. NEJ HVOR ER DEN GOD !!! Har aldrig smagt noget lignende….super lækker. Du får et stort 5-tal af mig🙂

    knus
    Susan

    • June 21, 2010 1:55 pm

      Hej Susan. Tak for de søde ord. Jeg er rigtig glad for at du læser med, og at du kan lide salaten! Nyd sommeren. Kh Kristina

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