- Cabbage salad with tomatoes
- Peking cabbage salad with tomatoes and bell peppers
Peking cabbage appeared in Europe in the 18th century, and it comes from China, as the name suggests. Now it is abundantly available on our shelves throughout the year and managed to get fond of many. First, for their excellent taste. Secondly, for the amazing property – Peking cabbage is perfectly combined with almost all vegetables, as well as with meat, seafood and other additives. Salads from Peking cabbage with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and greens can be done in any season: “Peking” is always available and is inexpensive.
However, this her dignity does not end there. By the number of vitamins and minerals, the “pekinka” not only is not inferior to white cabbage and cabbage salad, but in many respects it is ahead of them. Thus, vitamin C contains twice as much vitamin C as ordinary cabbage, in addition, it also contains vitamins A, B, PP, E, P, K, U, essential amino acids and organic acids.
The popularity of Peking cabbage is also due to the fact that during storage it practically does not lose its useful qualities and is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals in the autumn-winter period, when there is a particularly lack of fresh greens.
The composition of Peking cabbage makes it indispensable in dietary nutrition, because in addition to culinary virtues, it has medicinal properties. Dishes using “pekinki” include in the diet of patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases and stomach diseases, in particular, with ulcers. It strengthens the immune system and prolongs life. Studies have shown that the presence of an amino acid such as lysine, promotes the purification of blood. By the way, a significant amount of longevity in Japan and China is also associated with the fact that Peking cabbage is used constantly in the diet of local residents.
And now a few basic recipes that are designed to give a boost to your imagination.
Cabbage salad with tomatoes
- 200 grams of Chinese cabbage
- 2 tomatoes
- bunch of green onions
- 2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Salt, sugar, pepper, lemon juice – to taste
- parsley and dill greens
Wash and dry vegetables. Cabbage finely chop, tomatoes, onions and greens cut. Fold the prepared vegetables in a salad bowl.
Vegetable oil mixed with salt, sugar, pepper and lemon juice. Pour the salad with the prepared dressing.
Many cut the bottom of the leaves of Peking cabbage. This is not necessary, they are very crunchy, juicy and give the salad a special piquancy and taste.
Peking cabbage salad with tomatoes and bell peppers
- 300 grams of Chinese cabbage
- 1 tomato
- 3 small Bulgarian peppers (red, yellow, green)
- juicy bulb
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- a teaspoon of sweet mustard
- a teaspoon of hot chilli sauce
- Salt, pepper, sugar, lemon juice – to taste
Wash and dry vegetables. Vegetable oil mixed with mustard, chili sauce, add salt, sugar, pepper, lemon juice and lightly beat – this dressing for salad.
Cut cabbage, pepper cut into thin plates, onions – half rings. Put into a salad bowl and mix. Pour the dressing. Decorate with tomatoes, cut into slices, and greens. Salad from cabbage with tomatoes and pepper is ready.
Improvise! Peking cabbage is a very “grateful” vegetable, it harmoniously combines with a wide variety of ingredients.
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