Indulge in the vibrant flavours of our Cilantro Cabbage Salad. Discover the perfect balance of white cabbage, fresh coriander, and a zesty lime miso dressing.
This quick and easy recipe offers a refreshing twist, ideal for a tasty and healthy side. Try it today!
Be sure to check out this dairy-free coleslaw as well which has a beautiful purple hue thanks to the red cabbage.
💕 Why You'll Love This Recipe
Refreshing Crunch: The white cabbage provides a satisfying crunch, making this salad a delightful and texturally appealing dish.
Zesty Lime Miso Dressing: The combination of lime juice, white miso paste, and a hint of garlic creates a tangy and savoury dressing that elevates the overall flavor profile. Add a few chilli flakes and you have the perfect fiery side!
Quick and Easy: With minimal ingredients and straightforward steps, this recipe is perfect for those seeking a hassle-free yet delicious dish.
- White Cabbage: Offers a crisp and mild base for the salad, complementing the other flavours.
- Fresh Coriander: Adds a burst of freshness and a dominant flavour for the salad. If you’re not a fan of coriander / cilantro you can substitute for parsley instead.
- Lime Juice: Provides a zesty kick that brightens up the salad.
- Fresh Garlic: For an added kick of flavour and health benefits.
- Miso Paste: Provides a rich and salty umami flavour as well as probiotic benefits. Even a little goes a long way to enliven this dish.
- Dried Chilli Pepper Flakes: Adds a subtle heat to the salad which works perfectly with the miso-lime dressing.
See recipe card for quantities.
1. Wash and grate the white cabbage, adding it to a bowl.
2. Wash and finely chop fresh coriander, including the stems, and add it to the bowl.
Combine minced fresh garlic, white miso paste, and lime juice for the dressing. Mix until smooth. Pour the dressing over the salad.
3. Sprinkle with dried chili pepper flakes, and toss to coat evenly. Enjoy right away or, for enhanced flavours, let the salad sit for 30 minutes before serving.
Hint: to amplify the crunch, consider adding a handful of toasted almonds or pumpkin seeds.
- Cilantro Alternatives: Swap fresh coriander with parsley or mint for a different herbaceous note.
- Heat Level Adjustment: Adjust the quantity of chili pepper flakes based on your spice preference.
- Customize the salad by adjusting the thickness of the cabbage grating or by finely slicing instead.
- Experiment with different cabbage varieties such as red, Chinese or even Brussel sprouts.
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator; consume within 2-3 days.
✨ Top Tip
Throw in some added shredded chicken, baked chickpeas or tinned fish for an quick and convenient meal.
Yes, prepare the dressing ahead and refrigerate for up to a week.
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Cilantro Cabbage Salad Recipe - Fresh and Flavourful
- 400 g White Cabbage around ¼ head
- Handful of Fresh Coriander 15g
- Juice of 1 Lime
- ¼ - ½ Clove Fresh Garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon White Miso Paste
- ¼ teaspoon Dried Chili Pepper Flakes
- Wash and grate the white cabbage. Add it to a large mixing bowl.
- Wash the fresh coriander and finely chop it, including the stems. Add it to the bowl with the grated cabbage.
- In a separate bowl, combine the minced fresh garlic, white miso paste, and lime juice. Mix thoroughly until there are no lumps.
- Pour the dressing over the cabbage and coriander in the mixing bowl. Sprinkle the dried chili pepper flakes over the salad. Toss everything together to ensure an even coat of dressing.
- Enjoy the Cilantro Cabbage Salad right away, or for optimal flavour, let it sit for 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavours to meld.