Red Cabbage, Orange and Dried Fig Salad

It’s good for the eyes and it’s good in the mouth! It’s true, when a dish is visually beautiful, it’s even better! I love red cabbage and when I use it raw, I love its bright colour and shapes! It really makes you want to bite in there ! Good thing, because red cabbage is a really healthy friend! Here I make a really delicious sweet and sour salad out of it!

Let’s talk about red cabbage ! It is rich in C, K and B9 vitamins. It is a low calorie vegetable: the energy intake is about 25kcal/100g. This vegetable is also known as a natural medicine. Its benefits have an effect on cardiovascular health. It stimulates the intestinal flora and regulates digestive functions. This beautiful vegetable is a powerful antioxidant and detoxifier, it protects the body from premature aging. It also contains mineral salts, such as potassium or calcium.

The orange brings a bit of softness and goes very well with cabbage! The dried fig brings a little texture and is also excellent for your health! This is an unusual salad that will change the classic cucumber tomatoes! It varies tastes and colours, it’s perfect for a starter or a light lunch!

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Red Cabbage, Orange And Dried Fig Salad

Prep Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 red cabbage
  • 1/2 orange
  • 1/2 orange ( juice )
  • 3 dried figs
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • salt, pepper

Instructions

  • Wash and cut the red cabbage into thin strips.
  • Wash, peel and cut the orange into small pieces.
  • Wash and cut the figs into small pieces.
  • Mix the three previous ingredients in a dish and sprinkle with sunflower seeds.
  • For the vinaigrette, mix the juice of half an orange, honey, vinegar and olive oil.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Enjoy as soon as it's ready!