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Warm red cabbage salad with toasted walnuts and blue cheese

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Warm red cabbage salad with toasted walnuts and blue cheese

Serves 5 20 min
Sometimes the winter months bring too much cabbage and not enough salad. This recipe solves the problem: sweet and salty, rich in colour, texture, and flavour, this is just the thing for lightening an autumn or winter table.

Ingredients

  • 75g walnut pieces
  • 2 tbsp walnut oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red cabbage, shredded
  • 100g blue cheese, crumbled
  • 2 crisp red apples, cored and cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh marjoram, chopped
  • salt and pepper

Method

Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C/Gas 4.
  • Step 2

    Toss the walnuts with the walnut oil and some black pepper. Spread them out on a baking tray and toast in the oven for 5-7 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.
  • Step 3

    Put the garlic, balsamic vinegar and olive oil in a frying pan and sauté over a medium heat for 3 minutes.
  • Step 4

    Add the red onion and cook for 30 seconds, then add the cabbage and cook for a couple of minutes until it begins to turn from red to pink. Season.
  • Step 5

    Finally add the cheese, apples, herbs and toasted walnuts. Toss well and serve.

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