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Winter Cabbage Salad
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Constantinople Cabbage Salad / Politiki Lahanosalata

This colorful Greek cabbage salad is a classic on the winter table.
Course salad, side dishes
Cuisine Greek, Greek cuisine, Mediterranean diet
Keyword cabbage, capers, Greek olive oil, politiki salata, salad
PREP TIME 10 minutes


  • 2 cups finely shredded white cabbage
  • 2 cups finely shredded red cabbage
  • 2 cups peeled and finely shredded carrot
  • 4 roasted red peppers seeded and finely chopped (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • 2 Tbsp. tiny capers
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/3 cup/80 ml extra-virgin Greek olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp./30 ml red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. coarse-grain Dijon mustard
  • Salt to taste


  1. 1. Combine all the ingredients except the oil, vinegar, mustard, and salt in a large salad bowl and toss with a fork to combine.
  2. 2. Whisk together the remaining ingredients for the dressing, pour over the salad, toss, and serve immediately.