Red Cabbage Salad

(Salatit El Malfouf)

This is the tasty salad from Middle Eastern origin. The main ingredient of this salad is cabbage and it should be washed well and dried, and served fresh and crisp. This is one of the healthy salad recipe. 

Ingredients for salad: 

  • 1 small red cabbage or green cabbage
  • 1 small tomato
  • 1 tsp. salt

Ingredients for dressing: 

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 glove garlic crushed
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper


  • Remove tough outer leaves of the red cabbage.
  • Finely shred the cabbage leaves and sprinkle some salt.
  • Let it stand for half an hour.
  • Then, squeeze the leaves to remove moisture and place them in a serving bowl.
  • In a small bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  • Adjust salt and lemon juice according to taste.
  • Serve on a salad plate.
  • Garnish with tomato pieces.
  • Serves for 6.

(Keywords: cabbage salad, red cabbage salad, green cabbage salad.)