Recipe of Award-winning Turkish Red Cabbage Salad

Turkish Red Cabbage Salad. The key to a delicious Turkish red cabbage salad The key to cabbage based salads is to slice the cabbage very thinly – as thinly as you possibly can. If the slices are too thick, it will be tough to eat and the bitter flavours are more apparent, even dominating. Cut it in thin slices (julienne cut) on a wooden board.

Method: • Remove outer leaves of the cabbage. Carve out all the hard bits -white, tough bit -and chop what's left of it finely. • Put chopped cabbage in a large mixing bowl and sprinkle with vinegar. Chop red cabbage into really thin slices and wash.

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The key to a delicious Turkish red cabbage salad The key to cabbage based salads is to slice the cabbage very thinly – as thinly as you possibly can. If the slices are too thick, it will be tough to eat and the bitter flavours are more apparent, even dominating. Cut it in thin slices (julienne cut) on a wooden board.

To begin with this recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can cook turkish red cabbage salad using 15 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Turkish Red Cabbage Salad:

  1. {Make ready of For the salad:.
  2. {Get 1/2 of small red cabbage, cored and very finely sliced.
  3. {Get 1 of large tomato, chopped into small cubes.
  4. {Make ready 1/4 of cucumber, a couple of strips shaved with a veg peeler, then quartered lengthways and thinly sliced.
  5. {Make ready 1 of small carrot, coarsley grated.
  6. {Prepare 1 of small red onion, peeled, halved and finely sliced.
  7. {Take 1 of small bunch parsley, half finely chopped and the other half roughly chopped.
  8. {Take of For the dressing:.
  9. {Get 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  10. {Get 2-3 tbsp of red wine vinegar (add 2, then taste to see if it needs a little more.
  11. {Make ready of Juice of 1 lemon.
  12. {Get 1 tbsp of pomegranate molasses.
  13. {Take 1 tsp of dried mint.
  14. {Get of Good pinch of salt.
  15. {Make ready 1 of heaped tsp sumac.

In a ziplock bag (or a bowl) pour olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Place cabbage in bag (bowl) and give a good mix, shake, rub, to get the oil well coated over cabbage. Instead of making coleslaw, give your cabbage the Turkish treatment and you'll love it! Sprinkle with the salt and toss thoroughly to combine.

Instructions to make Turkish Red Cabbage Salad:

  1. In a small jug, stir all the dressing ingredients together (except for the sumac) and leave to one side..
  2. In a large bowl or plate, pile up the sliced red cabbage and using your hands, mix in some of the finely chopped parsley..
  3. In a separate bowl, gently mix together the carrot, tomatoes, onion and cucumber. Then add this to the top of the red cabbage pile..
  4. Pour over the dressing (mainly around the red cabbage) and a little over the top. Refrigerate for an hour before serving..
  5. To serve, sprinkle the salad with the sumac and the roughly chopped parsley..
  6. Add some additional cucumber slices and lemon quarters for decoration (optional)..

The salt will penetrate the cabbage, remove moisture and slightly soften it. In Turkey, red cabbage is used more frequently than regular cabbage in salads. Unlike coleslaw, there's no mayonnaise in the recipe, making it a very healthy and tasty choice for a salad. It is very easy to make, a few sprigs of greens (mint, parsley) will make it enticing enough. Wash and drain and place in a serving bowl.

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