This unique salad and “Pot Luck Favorite” is very easy to make using most pantry items and will become a favorite to your family and friends. Its a unique dish that most people will ask for a copy of it as it’s so delicious and kid friendly. One recipe will feed an ARMY of people. A great go-to dish in the summer!
1/4 c slivered almonds, toasted
1/4 c plain sunflower seeds, toasted
3 Tbsp plain sesame seeds, toasted
3 Tbsp black sesame seeds, toasted
1/2 medium head green cabbage, shredded
1/2 medium napa cabbage, shredded
1/4 red cabbage, shredded
1 c carrots, shredded
6 green onions, sliced
1 pkg. Ramen noodles, uncooked
3 tbsp. fine sugar
2 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tbsp rice vinegar
In a small nonstick skillet over low-med heat, toast sesame seeds, sunflower seeds and almonds separately,
stirring constantly. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine cabbage, carrot and green onion. Set a side.
Break Ramen noodles up and set aside.
In a small bowl or lidded jar, combine sugar, seasoning, oil and vinegar.
Just before serving,
add almonds and sesame seeds to cabbage mix and top with crushed noodles.
Add dressing and toss until coated. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours
Serve cold or room temperature.
Makes 8 to 10 servings. Recipe can be halved
Note: if the salad will not be served right away, take the various ingredients in separate baggies and assemble on sight. The noodles and cabbage gets soggy if salad is allowed to sit overnight.