Introduction: Purple Cabbage Salad

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I wasn't always a fan of red cabbage until I had this salad. The dressing adds so much flavor and has a nice kick. Cabbage never tasted so good. This recipe can also be found at



½ cup (70g) raw pumpkin seeds

½ red cabbage (½kg), thinly sliced

½ bunch carrots (250g), thinly sliced

½ cup parsley, chopped

½ cup mint leaves, chopped


for the dressing:

1½ tablespoons olive oil

1½ tablespoons lemon juice + the zests

½ tablespoons maple syrup

½ clove garlic, minced

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground cumin

pinch cayenne, if desired

1 teaspoon rosewater (optional)

¾ teaspoon salt

Step 1: Prepare Dressing

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In a small bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing and set aside.

Step 2: Combine Veggies and Herbs

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In a large bowl, add the red cabbage, carrots, parsley, and mint leaves and mix well.

Step 3: Add Dressing

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Add the dressing and mix well.

Step 4: Add Pumpkin Seeds

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Add pumpkin seeds and season with additional salt to taste.


shmurtzy made it! (author)2016-06-21

without pumpkin seeds, but still great !

great pic!

shmurtzy (author)2016-06-21

Really tasty, colorfull and delicious ! Thanks for this receipe

I'm so glad you liked it.

BeachsideHank (author)2016-05-04

Red cabbage is the only kind we buy, much tastier than other varieties and the color lends itself well to most any other dish, especially a stir fry.

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