Crunchy Cabbage Citrus Salad

Share this post

Recipe by Rebecca Dienner for The FruitGuys

INGREDIENTS
2 cups cabbage, thinly sliced
1 cup carrots, grated
1 cup mild radish (such as daikon or watermelon radish), yacon root, jicama, and/or crisp apple, sliced into matchsticks (peel jicama/yacon root)
1 cup orange, Cara Cara, grapefruit, or other sweet citrus, supremed (see Cook’s note)
¼ cup shallot or onion, minced
¼ cup almonds, slivered and toasted
¼ cup sesame seeds
Dressing
¼ cup sesame oil
¼ cup apple cider vinegar, rice vinegar, or lemon juice
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon honey, agave, or sugar
Black pepper to taste

PREPARATION

  • In a large bowl, toss the cabbage, carrots, radish (etc.), orange, onion, almonds, and sesame seeds.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients until emulsified.
  • Add desired amount of dressing to the vegetables, toss well, and adjust seasonings as desired.

Serves 4–6 as a side salad. Prep time, 20 minutes.

Cook’s note: “Supreming” citrus means to cut away the peel and pith, and slice the juicy segments from in between the membrane.

 

Sign up for our monthly newsletter

 

Recent Recipes articles:

Four summer fruit salads to love
June 29, 2017
March 27, 2017
December 6, 2016
October 4, 2016
September 19, 2016

More recent articles:

14 ways to help your office save the planet
July 20, 2017
Volunteering is good for your community—and for your health
July 13, 2017
Get the most out of your standing desk
July 6, 2017
Food:
Make-ahead breakfasts to take to work with you
June 22, 2017
Music-focused workouts to get your fitness groove on
June 15, 2017
Food:
How to enjoy mobile eateries without guilt
June 6, 2017
Developing foot strength for functional living
April 25, 2017
Put down that pill!
April 24, 2017
An affordable approach to a healthy workplace
April 24, 2017
Food:
From salad to shortcake, ways to enjoy the heart-shaped berry
April 15, 2017

About Us

Our monthly online magazine features articles about fitness, health, food, and work, as well as recipes featuring farm-fresh fruit!