Bavarian Cabbage Salad

Bavarian Cabbage Salad

As a change from coleslaw, this salad goes particularly well with roast pork.

for Dinner
4 servings
Time to prepare: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Average


1 small head cabbage
1/4 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
4 Tbsp. vinegar
1/4 tsp. sugar
Salt and black pepper to taste
1 Tbsp. cumin seeds, lightly crushed


Wash the cabbage. Slice into very thin strips.

Place into a saucepan. Cover with cold salted water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 min. Drain well.

Cut bacon crosswise into thin strips. Fry until crisp.

Peel and chop the onion. Add to the bacon, sauteeing for 1 min.

In a bowl, combine the cabbage, bacon and onion.

In a separate bowl, blend the vinegar, sugar, salt. black pepper
and cumin seeds. Pour over the cabbage, mixing well.

Cover and chill for at least 30 min to blend flavors. Serve cold.


Good served with: Any cut of ham, pork or with sausages.

To crush cumin seeds, put
the seeds on a board and pound with the bottom of a bottle, if you do not
have a mortar and pestle.

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