Cabbage Salad

11 04 2011

This is a salad that my husbands grandma would make almost every time we ate dinner or lunch at their house when we were dating. It was one of his favorite side dishes and she knew that. When we got married that was one of the recipes that he made sure he got from his grandma especially when we moved so far away from them. It is so simple to make. I have made it for many a pot lucks and people always want the recipe. I hope that you enjoy it as much as our family does.


Start by cutting a half a head of cabbage really fine. Sometimes when I am in a hurry I use a bag of shredded cabbage instead of chopping a head of cabbage. Then chop up 4 green onions. Take your sliced almonds and sesame seeds and toast them on a baking sheet in the oven.


Next take a bag of Ramen noodles and crush up the noodles. Pour the noodles over the salad making sure not to throw away the flavor packet. In another small bowl mix together the sugar, vinegar, oil, pepper, and Ramen flavor packet.  Just before serving add almonds and sesame seeds to the cabbage mixture and toss with the dressing. If you let the dressing sit on the salad for to long the Ramen noodles and almonds will become soft and not crunchy


Cabbage Salad

~ 1/2 head cabbage, finely chopped or 1 bag of shredded cabbage

~ 4 green onions, chopped

~ 1 pkg. Top Ramen noodles (chicken), crumbled

~ 1/2 cup sliced almonds

~ 3 Tbsp. sesame seeds


~ 2 Tbsp. sugar

~ 3 Tbsp. vinegar

~ 1/2 cup salad oil

~ 1/2 tsp. pepper

~ flavor packet from the noodles


1. Finely shred the cabbage and chop up the green onions. Add them to a medium bowl.

2. Toast the almonds and sesame seeds on a baking sheet in the oven. Crunch up the ramen noodles and set aside the flavor packet.

3. In a small bowl mix together the oil, vinegar, sugar, pepper, and flavor packet from the noodles.

4. 5 to 10 minutes before serving toss together cabbage, almonds, sesame seeds, ramen noodles, and dressing.

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Cabbage Salad



6 responses

18 06 2011
What was in those baskets on June 18th « 4peatssake

[…] family’s favorite way to use up our cabbage is to make cabbage salad and in the warmer summer months it is a very refreshing side dish. Check out some of my other salad […]

25 06 2011
What was in those baskets on June 25th « 4peatssake

[…] was very excited to see cabbage in my basket because my family loves cabbage salad. It is a great summer salad and would use your cabbage, green onions and you could also grate in […]

26 06 2011
Alysa (InspiredRD)

I included a link to this recipe in my post today!

26 06 2011

Thanks, I hope everyone enjoys!

17 03 2012
What was in those baskets on Mach 17th « 4peatssake

[…] Cabbage Salad […]

6 06 2012
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[…]  hot dogs + cabbage salad + smores + […]

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