What says “green salad” and still is a family favorite? This quick cabbage side salad! With sweet corn, green onion, and napa cabbage, this crunchy salad is the perfect side dish to any meal. In my family, we like to enjoy it with mashed potatoes and skewered grilled chicken.
Shredded green cabbage in any salad always makes a great salad. it makes up the base as the main ingredient. Then, we add in pickles, which contribute the vinegar flavors. I love a good pickle recipe, especially when it’s an easy recipe like this one.
Simple ingredients always make the best salad!
What has grocery store ingredients, is super easy to shop for, and tastes amazing paired with a protein filled main course? Of course, it’s this crunchy salad! Making a large bowl of this salad might not be enough: you’ll be asking for more and more.
Here’s what you’ll need to make this quick salad:
Cabbage is rich in fiber and is low calorie. It also has vitamin C.
Green onion fills you up with fiber and are high in vitamin K.
Peas are also high in fiber. Along with that, they have zinc which support immune system function and helps to fight the common cold.
Sweet corn is another one of the simple grocery store ingredients in this salad. The fresh corn adds a touch of sweetness to the salad and balances well with the salty pickles.
Mayonnaise is the creamy dressing in this side salad. It combines the fresh ingredients well without overtaking the flavors.
Pickles add that vinegar taste and saltiness, making this tangy salad with unique taste stand out.
Salt and black pepper add the spice.
Fresh dill is rich in flavonoids and vitamin A.
Fresh parsley is a natural diuretic, helping in reducing blood pressure and bloating.
I love how each ingredient in this cabbage salad recipe is actively working in your body and in this salad with the flavors! Sunday dinner surely will be a tasty treat with a crunchy cabbage salad like this one. With tomato soup as a starter and roasted baby carrots on the side, there’s a really good chance that dinner will be absolutely devoured!
Directions for Quick Cabbage Side Salad with Corn
Quick Cabbage Side Salad with Corn and Peas
- 1 small head cabbage, finely chopped
- 2 green onions, chopped
- ½ cup peas, frozen, defrosted
- 1 small can corn
- 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
- 2 pickles, diced
- salt, to taste
- pepper, to taste
- 1 small handful dill, chopped
- 1 small handful parsley, chopped
- Finely chop 1 small head of cabbage, and put in a medium sized bowl.
- Chop 2 green onions and add to the cabbage.
- Also add 1/2 cup of defrosted green peas, 1 small can (drained) corn, and 2 chopped pickles.
- Stir in 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise until all of the vegetables are coated well.
- Add salt and pepper to taste and garnish with dill and parsley. Enjoy!