Cabbage and Carrot Slaw

This cabbage and carrot slaw is simple, healthy and nutritious. It is super easy to make and requires only a few ingredients. A perfect side dish to literally anything.

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Cabbage and carrot slaw

It tastes even better the next day.
Course Salads
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Natalija

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized cabbage head
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 carrots
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 4-5 Tbsp 5% white vinegar
  • 4-5 Tbsp olive oil
  • fresh herbs (dill, parsley, green onion)

Instructions

  • Cut the cabbage in half and peel of a few of the thin outer layers. Cut each half into quarters, then cut out the tough core in the middle. Slice each quarter crosswise into thin shreds. Add salt and squeeze the shredded cabbage with your hands.
  • Peel the carrots and shred them.
  • Transfer the shredded carrots and cabbage into the mixing bowl. Add sugar, white vinegar and olive oil. Gently toss everything together. Taste and add some more salt if needed. Garnish with fresh herbs before serving.

Juicy French Style Pork Tenderloin

I lived in France more than 10 years. My husband is French but neither he or his parents have heard of this dish. The French don’t even suspect that this dish is called French style meat, but Russians eat this meat and know that it truly is “French style meat”.

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Juicy French Style Pork Tenderloin

The main ingredients in this dish are meat, mayonnaise, cheese and onion, lots of onion.
Course Main Dish
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Natalija

Ingredients

  • 6 pork tenderloin chops
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1-2 onion
  • 200 g cheese shredded
  • 5-6 Tbsp mayonnaise

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 380 degrees F. Line medium baking dish with aluminum foil.
  • Place each piece of meat between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound with the flat side of meat tenderizer until about 1/4 inch thick. Season both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Lay the meat out on the baking dish. Peel and cut the onion (half-moon). Arrange the onion on top of the pork. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Spread mayonnaise all over the meat.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes until golden brown.

Pickled Cabbage

For my version of pickled cabbage, cabbage and carrots are marinated with vinegar. This is an easy recipe and ready to eat the next day!

 

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Pickled Cabbage

Course Salads
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 12 hours 3 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Natalija

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lb cabbage
  • 3-4 carrots
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup 6% vinegar

Instructions

  • Cut, core and shred cabbage finely.
  • Peel the carrots and grate.
  • Peel the garlic and cut each clove into 4 pieces.
  • Place vegetables in a mason jar.
  • Meanwhile, in a large pot, boil water with salt, sugar and olive oil. Remove from the heat and add vinegar.
  • Pour hot marinade over the cabbage and let it cool completely.
  • Cover with tight lid and store it in the refrigerator. Cabbage will be ready in 12 hours.

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