Here’s a Delicious Crunchy Winter Salad

Winter Salad
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If you’re someone who loves a fresh green salad in summer, then this is something you’re likely to miss during winter when typical salad ingredients aren’t around. This winter salad is ideal for when you’re craving something fresh and crunchy during this season. It’s perfect as a side to any meal or could be mixed with rice or couscous and served as a main with some added protein of your choice. 


(Serves 2)

  • ½ red cabbage 
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 small red onion
  • 2 large sticks of celery
  • ½ cup peanuts or cashew nuts
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Finely slice the red cabbage into very thin strips and place in a large salad bowl
  2. Grate the carrots into a bowl
  3. Using your hands, squeeze the grated carrots over the bowl to remove excess liquid
  4. Add the carrots to the cabbage bowl
  5. Finely dice the celery and onion and add to the salad bowl
  6. Sprinkle over some sea salt and then add the balsamic vinegar
  7. Stir thoroughly and then set aside for 5 minutes
  8. Grate over some fresh black pepper and then add the extra virgin olive oil and mix well
  9. Add the nuts of your choice and tear the cilantro into the bowl
  10. Stir well and then serve