Cabbage is often overlooked as just a simple vegetable, but it is actually a powerhouse of nutrients, packed with antioxidants and essential vitamins such as Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, and Magnesium. This recipe is a lighter version of the classic slaw, with a delicious and nutritious twist.
This Purple Cabbage Slaw is easy to prepare and packed with flavor, making it a hit with everyone at the table. It’s the perfect side dish for a summer barbecue or a quick and healthy lunch, and can also be used as a topping for burgers, fish tacos, or any protein of your choice.
So, go ahead and give this recipe a try, and experience the delicious and nutritious flavors of purple cabbage slaw!
The Ultimate Purple Cabbage Slaw Recipe
- 2 cups shredded purple cabbage
- ½ cup shredded carrots
- ¼ cup chopped scallions
- 3 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds
- 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
- 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded purple cabbage, shredded carrots, chopped scallions, and toasted sesame seeds.
- In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the toasted sesame oil, rice vinegar, olive oil, salt, and black pepper to make the dressing.
- Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and stir to combine.
- Let the slaw marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to develop.