Red Cabbage, Walnut and Pear Salad with Date and Balsamic Sauce

Figs & Fennel

red cabbage and pear salad

This is a bold and hearty salad for the winter months. The cabbage, celery, and walnuts work together to give a satisfying crunch while the slightly spicy date and balsamic sauce adds a richness which, combined with the sweetness of the pear, make for a sumptuous salad to bring cheer to even the cold and gloomy days.

  1. 1 oz raisins
  2. Half a red cabbage
  3. 4 sticks celery
  4. 4 spring onions, cut into shreds
  5. Small bunch cilantro
  6. 3/4 cup walnuts, shelled
  7. 1 pear for the dressing
  8. 6 dates, or 4 if using a large variety such as the Medjool
  9. 4 tbsp walnut oil
  10. 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  11. 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  12. 1 tsp caraway seeds

Serves 4

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