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Stir-fried red cabbage and walnuts

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Vegetarian mains

Stir-fried red cabbage and walnuts

Side Serves 4 20 min
Red cabbage doesn't always have to be pickled or slow-braised; quickly stir-fried, it has a lovely bite and tanginess. With the crunchy walnuts, this recipe makes a delicious winter side. Add strips of beef or tofu for a main course.


  • 3 tbsp oil for frying, e.g. vegetable or sunflower
  • 1 tbsp walnut oil
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • ½ red cabbage, finely sliced or shredded
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed or finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 120g walnuts, halved or in pieces
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
  • Step 1

    Heat the oils in a large frying pan or wok. Add the onion, cabbage, garlic and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Step 2

    Add the lemon juice, walnuts and mustard. Cook for a few minutes more until the cabbage is slightly tender. Season and serve.

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