Insalata Rossa (red cabbage salad with pomegranate seeds) Posted on 20 Apr 09:35 , 0 comments

At long last, pomegranate is readily available at markets and fruit stalls! We were lucky enough to have grown  up with a pomegranate tree in the backyard - and now all can enjoy this versatile, delicious  exotic fruit with significant health benefits! This recipe creatively combines simple flavours to make a salad of distinction. Insalata Rossa, beautifully compliments a meat dish or fabulous as a stand alone meal. Buon Appeitto



1/4 head red cabbage, finely cut

1/2 head radicchio, finely cut

4-5 radishes, finely sliced

1/2 cup raisins soaked in Marsala for 20-30 minutes

1/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped

1/2 pomegranate seeds

Dressing : extra virgin olive oil and  balsamic vinegar,

salt and pepper

The method is straight forward. The key is to cut/shred the red cabbage as finely as possible. Mix all the ingredients together. Add dressing, salt and pepper to your preferred taste.