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Cabbage and Pomegranate Superfood Salad

The perfect cold-weather salad - Cabbage and Pomegranate Superfood Salad with a delicious Asian vinaigrette. The colorful ingredients are nutrient-packed.

December 20, 2021

Cabbage Pomegranate Salad in a bowl

Go Color Crazy and Improve Your Health

This fresh and vibrant Cabbage and Pomegranate Superfood Salad has a delicious Asian vinaigrette. The colorful ingredients are nutrient-packed and complement any meat dish. This recipe is the perfect cold-weather salad because it uses in-season produce and provides an immunity boost exactly when you need it. 

Does Colorful Food Improve Health?

In a previous Supper Sanity recipe post, we outlined the benefits of red cabbage in a Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage recipe. The benefits of red cabbage are extensive, but Pomegranate and Napa cabbage also have impressive nutrients. This salad uses all three of these superfoods that offer a powerful boost.  Look at the nutrition panel below the recipe to see that this salad is a healthy choice.

Health Benefits of Pomegranates

Cabbage Pomegranate Salad in a bowl

Health Benefits of Napa Cabbage

  • Low in calories
  • Packed with antioxidant plant compounds, which scientific studies suggest offer protection against cancers and help reduce bad cholesterol.
  • An abundant source of soluble and insoluble fiber, which is excellent for gut health
  • Learn more about the health benefits of Napa cabbage from Nutrition and You. Go color crazy and load your nutrition. 
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Cabbage Pomegranate Salad in a bowl

Cabbage and Pomegranate Superfood Salad

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  • Author: Karen
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 20
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: no cooking
  • Cuisine: Asian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

The perfect cold-weather salad – Cabbage and Pomegranate Superfood Salad with a delicious Asian vinaigrette. The colorful ingredients are nutrient-packed.


Ingredients

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 Dressing

  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice – 1/2 lemon squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 21/2 Tablespoons olive oil

Salad

  • 2 cups red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 cups Napa cabbage, shredded
  • 11/2 cups carrots, julienned

Toppings

  • 1/2 cups fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 3 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted


Instructions

  1. Combine Salad Dressing: Add the vinegar, lemon juice, honey, cumin salt, and pepper to the salad bowl and whisk to combine. Slowly pour in the olive oil while whisking to combine.
  2. Add Salad Ingredients: Add the red cabbage, Napa cabbage, and carrots to the salad bowl. Combine.
  3. Add Toppings: Top with cilantro, pomegranate seeds, almonds and serve.

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2 responses to “Cabbage and Pomegranate Superfood Salad”

  1. Delicious!!! I forgot to buy the almonds, so threw in some raw sunflower seeds I had on hand for the crunch.
    Plan to use the rest of the napa in a stirfry soon.






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Karen the Supper Sanity Home Chef

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Hello, I’m Karen, a very passionate meal planner. As a mother of three, I have been planning family menus for years. When I was diagnosed with a digestive condition, I found it necessary to follow an eating regime that eliminated many ingredients. That made meal planning a health necessity. I’ve learned a lot and want to share my resources to simplify meal planning, shop efficiently and cook affordable homemade meals. If you wish to try new recipes, plan healthier meals, and enjoy a great dinner with your friends and family, Supper Sanity can help.

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