Spicy Red Cabbage Kohlrabi Salad

by Kirsten on October 11, 2011 · 16 comments

in Salads, Sides, Soups & Salads, Starters, Starters & Sides

019+a8 Spicy Red Cabbage Kohlrabi Salad

It snowed last weekend. Yes, winter arrived earlier than usually. Can you believe it? I hope this doesn’t lead us into lots of cold weather down the road since I am not up for it yet. I mean, I am really never up for it, except that I need some snow to enjoy my time on the slopes.

Today, another day back in the high 60′s with sunshine, so hey, let’s start the grill, right? I barbequed a nice pork tenderloin and needed a good salad along side. This is what I came up with.

A crunchy red cabbage kohlrabi salad dressed with an Asian inspired spicy peanut butter flavored sauce. Fresh and healthy!

015+a6 Spicy Red Cabbage Kohlrabi Salad

Spicy Red Cabbage Kohlrabi Salad
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Recipe type: salad, side dish
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 medium head red cabbage, sliced
  • 1 kohlrabi, sliced
  • 4 oz. (113 g) radish sprouts
  • ¼ cup peanuts, chopped
  • for the dressing:
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) grape seed jalapeno pepper oil
  • 1½ Tablespoons (22.5 ml) soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) rice vinegar
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients for the dressing until well combined. Set aside.
  2. Mix cabbage, kohlrabi, sprouts, and peanuts with the dressing. Serve immediately.

 

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{ 15 comments }

marla February 3, 2013 at 7:30 am

Love this recipe! Will be linking back to this in my upcoming post :)

megskitchen October 31, 2011 at 9:54 pm

This looks amazing. First time visiting your blog – love the German angle.

Sue/the view from great island October 18, 2011 at 12:19 am

I'm so sorry about the snow, but this salad looks like a great antidote to it!

Nuts about food October 13, 2011 at 2:25 pm

What beautiful vibrant colors. And I love peanuts/PB in/on salad.

cristina b. October 12, 2011 at 8:12 am

Hallo Kirsten! Alles hier sieht so lecker aus! Heute erst habe ich Deinen Blog gefunden, jetzt werde ich mal öfters vorbeikommen…
Liebe Grüße aus Mailand

Kirsten@My German Kitchen...in the Rockies October 12, 2011 at 2:32 am

*Lea Ann:the plate, the place met, I am so happy we finally have an IKEA here in Denver.

Susan October 12, 2011 at 2:24 am

Beautiful colors on the plate and I bet it tasted wonderful. I'd have to fore go the pork, but more salad, please!

Lea Ann October 11, 2011 at 11:27 pm

Kirsten, that top photo may be your best photo yet! Beautiful. And love that Ikea plate. I had that in my hand this past weekend and didn't get it. The salad sounds wonderful. I love cabbage.

Anna October 11, 2011 at 11:00 pm

This salad looks so fresh and crisp! I am also having difficulty looking for the grape seed jalapeno pepper oil. How do I get hold of this? Thanks!

sweet road October 11, 2011 at 8:17 pm

The colors here are so vibrant, and I mean, anything with peanut sauce is good enough for me!

Boulder Locavore October 11, 2011 at 7:10 pm

This looks so fresh and crunchy! I have trouble with tossed salad once it gets cold. This would fill the bill completely. L-O-V-E the plate and background. Groovilicious!

Kirsten@My German Kitchen...in the Rockies October 11, 2011 at 5:01 pm

@ highplainsdrifters: I buy mine through Wildtree. Here is the link:
http://www.wildtree.com/products/Details.aspx?ProductID=257

highplainsdrifters October 11, 2011 at 4:18 pm

Ooohhhh … looks very cool. One question: grapeseed jalapeno oil? hard to find?

Karen Harris October 11, 2011 at 2:29 pm

BEAUTIFUL recipe and photos.

EliFla October 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm

what wonderful colors!!! hugs, Flavia

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