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Red and White Cabbage Salad with Caramelized Nuts

Red and White Cabbage Salad with Caramelized Nuts


For the mustard dressing

  • Place a pan over medium heat and let it get very hot for 3 minutes.
  • Add the mustard seeds and cook for 1-2 minutes, until they start popping in the pan… like popcorn.
  • Very carefully add the apple cider vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Whisk until half of the vinegar has evaporated.
  • Remove from heat and set aside to cool for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the English mustard and whisk.
  • Set aside until needed.

For the salad

  • Finely chop the red and white cabbage and transfer to a bowl.
  • Chop the carrots into thin sticks and add them to the bowl.
  • Thinly slice the onion and celery and add them to the bowl also.
  • Toss with your hands to mix.

For the caramelized nuts

  • Place a pan over medium heat and let it get very hot.
  • Add the mixed nuts and stir continuously with a wooden spoon, until they are toasted and turn light golden brown.
  • Add the soft brown sugar and maple syrup. Stir with a wooden spoon until the nuts are completely coated.
  • Finely chop the rosemary and add it to the pan along with the ground cinnamon.
  • Stir until well combined and remove from heat.
  • Transfer to a baking pan and allow to cool.

To serve

  • Add the dressing to the salad and toss with a spoon to evenly distribute.
  • Top with the caramelized nuts and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
25 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
43 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
17 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
15 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
41 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
24 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
47 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
7 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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