Sicilian Cabbage Orange Salad is delicious salad with Olive oil and orange juice dressing. The tartness from orange , sweet , tang from cherry tomatoes, crunch from cabbage along with olives makes it so delicious that you get addicted . Im making this salad for more than a decade and still love to eat it without making any changes to the original recipe. If you are not a salad lover ….., then try making this salad . You’ll definitely fall in love and would ask for more and more …..! One best this about this salad is , it doesn’t have anything creamy , high calories for dressing. Tart taste of Vinaigrette in salad is replaced by oranges and its dressing .

Sicilian Cabbage Orange salad

Health Benefits: Its rich in Vitamins K , C and B6 . Also it has a good source of dietary fiber ,manganese, potassium, vitamin B1, folate , calcium ,iron and niacin making it a most healthiest vegetable during pregnancy. Cabbages are also very low in calories , 1 Cup shredded cabbage yields about just 32 calories. Hence cabbages are most recommended during any weight loss , weight management programs.

There is no short cuts or fad diets for a successful weight loss. Eat a healthy , nutritious food with portion control and stay active or work out for minimum 30 minutes. Don’t wonder , all of a sudden , why I jumped to Weight Loss Topic ? This Sicilian Cabbage Orange Salad is one such recipe in most of my clients diet charts for weight loss . As this salad is nutritious , full of fibre and keeps you satiated for long without any cravings .

Sicilian Cabbage Orange Salad

Other weight loss related recipes that may interest you are Peanut salad ,
Pumpkin Soup , Ragi Soup and Lemon Coriander chicken Soup .

RECIPE CARD FOR SICILIAN CABBAGE ORANGE SALAD

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Sicilian Cabbage Orange Salad
Sicilian Cabbage Orange Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Sicilian Cabbage Orange salad is a sweet , crunch and tang salad from Spanish and Sicilian cuisine.

Course: Salads, Side Dish
Cuisine: World
Keyword: Basic, Diet, Healthy
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 97 kcal
Author: Muktha
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Cabbage ,shredded
  • 1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes or 1 large tomato
  • 10 no Green Olives sliced
  • 1-2 no Oranges, 10 -15 segments
For Dressing
  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice ,freshly extracted
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 -1/2 Tsp Salt or as required
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper Powder, freshly crushed
  • 1/2 Tsp Chilli flakes
Instructions
  1. In a glass bowl or small glass jar, add 1/2 cup of freshly extracted orange juice , 2 tbsp of olive oil , 1/4- 1/2 Tsp salt , 1/4 Tsp pepper powder , 1/2 Tsp Chilli flakes. 

  2. Stir and mix well everything, set aside. If using a glass jar , shake well and use it as required.

  3. Thoroughly wash and rinse cabbage, shred it thin to get about 2 cups.

  4. Take 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes and halve into two. If using regular tomatoes , cut into long strips .

  5. Take around 10 green olives and slice. Or else use 2-3 Tbsp of sliced green olives.

  6. Cut open Orange , remove orange rinds and seeds. Separate orange segments without skin . If the skin is thin , you can directly add orange segments.

  7. Add cabbage , tomates, olives and orange to a mixing bowl . 

  8. Now drizzle in prepared dressing and gently mix well . 

  9. Serve a bowl full of this salad before meal.

Recipe Notes
  • If you want to cut down calories , you can reduce the amount of extra virgin olive oil to 1 Tbsp .

Step by step directions for making Sicilian Cabbage Orange Salad:

In a glass bowl or small glass jar, extract 1/2 cup of orange juice .   

Add 2 tbsp of olive oil for this orange Juice and stir well.

Now  add 1/4- 1/2 Tsp salt , 1/4 Tsp pepper powder .

Add 1/2 Tsp Chilli flakes. Stir and mix well everything, set aside. If using a glass jar , shake well and use it as required.

Place all the ingredients ready. Thoroughly wash and rinse cabbage, shred it thin to get about 2 cups.

Take 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes and halve into two. If using regular tomatoes , cut into long strips . Take around 10 green olives and slice. Or else use 2-3 Tbsp of sliced green olives.

Cut open Orange , remove orange rinds and seeds. Separate orange segments without skin . If the skin is thin ,you can directly add orange segments.

In a mixing Bowl , add cabbage , tomatoes and olives .

Add oranges to a mixing bowl . 

Now drizzle in prepared dressing. Gently stir and mix well everything .

Serve a bowl full of this salad before meal.

sicilian cabbage orange salad
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