I love a good salad…especially one that has a lot of crunch in it! Mom tried this salad at her friend’s house…and when she told me about it, I just thought..oh ok…a salad..

The thing is, the sauce sounded a bit odd to me..a bit of honey a bit of mustard…I just couldn’t wrap my head around it!! But then she made it!! And I absolutely fell in love with it!

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It has the right amount of seasoning..the mustard and honey give a burst of flavors in your mouth! And the best amount of crunch you can get out of a salad :)))

This recipe was adapted from  Aynurun Mutfağı.

 

ChoppedCabbage

Finely chop the cabbage

 

 

Cabbage&Salt

Rub the salt into the cabbage.

 

 

ChoppedVegetables

Prepare the carrots, peppers, onions, pickles and corn.

 

 

Peppers

Saute the peppers

 

 

Peanuts

Roast the peanuts in the oven

 

 

Dressing

Prepare the mayonnaise, mustard and honey dressing.

 

 

 

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Cabbage Salad with Peanuts
 
Ingredients
For the Salad
  • ¼ of a medium sized cabbage, finely chopped or grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 green bell pepper, cubed
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cubed
  • 1 red bell pepper, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and grated
  • ½ cup chopped dill pickles
  • 1 cup canned corn, drained
  • 4 - 5 (about ¼ cup) chopped green onions
For the Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1½ teaspoon mustard
  • juice of ½ an orange
  • juice of ½ a lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
Prepare the Salad
  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C (400 degrees F).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage and salt. Rub the salt into the cabbage with your hands.
  3. In a medium sized pan, heat the olive oil on medium heat for about 30 seconds. Add the chopped peppers and sauté for about 8 - 10 minutes. Set aside and let cool slightly (15 minutes).
  4. Add the carrot, corn, dill pickles, green onions and sautéed peppers to the cabbage.
  5. Put the peanuts in an oven pan. Put the pan in a preheated oven and roast for about 10 minutes. Occasionally, take the pan out of the oven and give it a little shake to move the peanuts around.
Prepare the dressing
  1. In a measuring cup, combine all the dressing ingredients and mix until smooth.
  2. Pour the dressing on top of the salad and mix well.
  3. Finally, mix in the peanuts. And Serve!

 

 

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