When one blogs about their meals experiences, some patterns begin to present. For instance, over the previous 5+ years writing for this weblog, I’ve solely posted 4 salad recipes. That’s not as a result of I feel salads aren’t price making, however somewhat, it’s a sign of how I view salads: as one thing you throw collectively utilizing the greens out there in your crisper, or in your counter.
In reality, there may be nonetheless some benefit to writing salad recipes. Typically, it’s good to have a strong blueprint for future cooking endeavors. Living proof is that this Winter Slaw, modeled after European-style cabbage salads.
Out of the international locations who depend their cabbage consumption, Russians devour essentially the most – about 40 kilos per particular person, in comparison with 9 kilos per particular person in the US. Cabbage usually carries a foul status, since some people expertise a damaging response after consuming it; that is because of the trisaccharide raffinose, which is present in cabbage, beans, broccoli, and asparagus. That gassiness is brought on by the trisaccharide fermenting in your decrease gut.
Winter Slaw (Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Paleo, Primal, Excellent Well being Food regimen, Whole30-friendly)
1/2 head inexperienced cabbage, shredded
1/2 head crimson cabbage, shredded
1/2 crimson onion, thinly sliced
2 carrots, julienned
1 small handful contemporary mint leaves, thinly sliced
1 tbsp dijon mustard
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp olive oil
juice of 1/2 lemon (~1 tbsp)
1/2 tsp honey or coconut palm sugar
1/2 tsp salt, extra to style
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, divided
1 cup pomegranate seeds, divided
1. In a big mixing bowl, add the cabbage, onion, carrots, and mint leaves. In a separate bowl, mix the mustard, vinegar, oil, lemon juice, honey, and salt.
2. Pour the liquid into the blending bowl, then mix along with your arms. Style and add salt if wanted. Combine in 2/3 of the walnuts and pomegranate seeds along with your arms, then scatter the remaining walnuts and pomegranate seeds on prime, and serve.
** For finest outcomes, cowl and refrigerate for no less than an hour earlier than serving.