Cabbage and apple salad

I have been experimenting with a few new salads of late. I wish Melbourne would join in properly and serve up some decent hot weather to go with it. I find salads an easy way to get more veggies into my diet.

This is a simple salad with a light dressing that tastes delicious. The addition of apple gives a lovely sweetness. While I use a Pink Lady as they are my favourite, you could use any apple you liked.

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This recipe makes a reasonable size salad, so if you think it won’t be all eaten at the first sitting, I recommend keeping the dressing and cashews separate. Simply add them to the individual serves as needed. That way the salad will stay fresher longer when stored in the fridge.

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Cabbage and apple salad
Recipe type: Salad
  • ½ head of cabbage
  • 2 cups baby kale
  • 1 large Pink Lady apple
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Finely chop cabbage. Roughly chop kale. Thinly slice capsicum. Core and dice apple, then toss in lemon juice.
  2. Add all the ingredients to a large bowl.
  3. Mix together the dressing ingredients and whisk with a fork.
  4. Pour dressing on salad, add cashews and toss gently.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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