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Cabbage Salad w/ Chipotle-Lime Vinaigrette

Looking for something with a little South Western flair to go with those tacos?  Cabbage and Onions make a fantastic South Western style salad!

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What you need:

  • 3 cups chopped cabbage
  • ½ red onion cut into thin slices
  • 3 thinly sliced radishes

Dressing:

  • 2-3 chipotle chilies in adobo, chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced (see note)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Pinch of salt and lemon pepper

How to Do it:

NOTE: to juice the lime, roll it on the counter to loosen the juices.  Cut and juice with a citrus reamer.  It will release the juice and some of the pulp.

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Make the dressing first – Put all the ingredients in a large bowl and blend well using a wire whisk.   Whisking well to emulsify, or thicken, the dressing.  Pour into a small jar and chill.

Toss the vegetables with the dressing and allow to chill for about 30 minutes before serving.

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Makes 4 servings

 

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