Shredded Green Cabbage Salad with Lemon and Garlic

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This light, tangy salad could not be simpler: shredded green cabbage tossed with lemon, garlic, olive oil and salt. Wonderful with fish, the salad is also a popular accompaniment to kaftah, or Middle Eastern braised ground beef. Plus:  Innovative Vegetable Recipes 

Shredded Green Cabbage Salad with Lemon and Garlic
Photo: © Christopher Testani
Total Time:
15 mins
Yield:
8

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove

  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 pounds green cabbage, cored and finely shredded

  • Kosher salt

Directions

  1. In a mortar, pound the garlic to a puree. Stir in the lemon juice and olive oil.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the cabbage with the dressing. Season with salt and toss again. Serve right away or lightly chilled.

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