Cabbage Salad

Ingredients :

  • 1 napa cabbage, about 500 g/ 2.2 lbs
  • 1 larger onion
  • 100 g/ 3.5 oz whole almonds
  • 100 g/ 3.5 oz sunflower seeds
  • 2 packages instant ramen noodles and their dry seasoning
  • 150 ml/ ⅔ cup olive oil
  • 8 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • salt and pepper

Instructions :

  1. Finely slice the napa cabbage and place the shreds in a very large bowl. Chop the onion finely and give it to the cabbage.
  2. Roast the almonds in a large pan, without using any fat, until fragrant. Remove from the pan. Roast the sunflower seeds in the same pan until golden and fragrant. Give them to the almonds.
  3. In the meantime break the instant ramen noodles on top of the napa cabbage shreds. Discard the liquid seasoning.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the noodles’ dry seasoning, oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Whisk well until the sugar dissolves.
  5. Give the hot almonds and sunflower seeds to the salad, add the dressing and stir well. Leave to marinade for about 2-3 hours. Stir again and adjust the seasoning.