A healthy, crunchy salad that's made with purple cabbage, onions, figs, and oregano and tossed with a warm white balsamic walnut vinaigrette.
Purple cabbage has so many wonderful health benefits – it is low in calories and full of heart healthy fiber, vitamin C, antioxidants that protect the brain and memory.
- Cut the cabbage into quarters through the base. Cut the core out of each quarter. Rinse the cabbage and cut into the thin slices. Place the sliced cabbage in a large salad bowl. Add in 2 teaspoons of salt. Roughly squeeze and massage the sliced cabbage until wilted.
- Peel and dice the onions. Heat a skillet with olive oil. Add in diced onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add in dried oregano and white balsamic . Bring the mixture to a boil. Turn the heat off and season with salt, black pepper and honey.
- Pour the mixture into the purple cabbage together with walnut oil. Mix everything together. Leave it at aside for at least 2 hours. Cut the figs into wedges. Season the salad with more salt and pepper, if necessary. Fold in fig wedges. Garnish with fresh oregano, if desired.