Best Cabbage Salad Recipes For A Healthy Diet

cabbage salad recipes

Cabbage is one of the most healthy vegetables available, It is a low calorie food that can be eaten anyway you want. Cabbage can be cooked and made into a curry that can be eaten with Indian breads or rice and it can also be eaten as a salad. Nowadays, cabbage salads are in trend because they are low calorie, highly nutritious and easy to make. Here are a few recipes to try for salads that can be made with cabbages.

Indian Cabbage Salad

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It is a simple easy to make and a very tasty salad recipe that can be included in your everyday meal. Rich in protein and nutrients, along with cabbage you can finely chop onions, tomatoes, cucumber, green chillies. Add some chaat masala, rock salt and lime juice on top and the salad is ready to be served. This salad can be put as a spread on thin wheat crisps and eaten as a snack.


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Coleslaw is a very common side serve often eaten with burritos or chicken sandwiches. Coleslaw is made by finely chopping green and red cabbages and mixing it well with vinegar or italian salad dressings. Sometimes even mayonnaise is added to the mix to give it a rich creamy texture. Coleslaw can be prepared in bulk and it can also be refrigerated for a week if need be.

Cabbage Salad With Schezwan Sauce

When you are watching your weight but you still want to add some zing to your diet there is a very interesting salad recipe that can be by adding a few sauces to your Cabbage. Add some schezwan sauce, soy sauce and mustard to chopped cabbages and chopped carrots and Voila you have a spicy salad ready to go. You can also add kale or chickpeas to the salad to make it more fulfilling.

Pico-de-Gallo With Cabbages

Normally Pico de Gallo is made with diced white onions, tomatoes, jalapenos, cilantros and a lot of lime juice. Add some red or green cabbages to pico de gallo and you are good to go.

Indo Chinese Cabbage Salad

Similar to cabbage salad with schezwan chutney, the only difference is the cabbage is slightly sauted and to give it a real indo chinese feel you can add bell pepper to the salad. Keep in mind to chop the vegetables in long thin slices.

Brussel Sprouts

Brussel sprouts are not exactly cabbages but they belong to the same group and look like baby cabbages. They can be eaten as a side dish and can be either sauteed, steamed or eaten raw with the addition of some condiments. Brussel sprouts are really healthy and they can be eaten by people from any age group.

Cabbage Salad With Hummus

To give salad a middle eastern touch you can add cabbage slices to the hummus and with falafel. This tastes amazing and once you develop a taste for it you will never forget to include this recipe in your diet.

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