Salatit Krumb #1: (cabbage salad)

Egyptian Food and Recipes




* 2 tablespoons sour cream

* 2 teaspoons mayonnaise

* 1/2 teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon zest

* 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

* 1 teaspoon sugar

* 3 tablespoons water

* 1/4 teaspoon salt

* 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

* 1 lb green cabbage, thinly sliced (4 cups)

* 2 carrots, cut into julienne strips or coarsely grated

* 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced diagonally (1 cup)

* 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley





Whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, zest, lemon juice, sugar, water, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until sugar is dissolved. Add cabbage, carrots, scallions, and parsley and toss well. Chill, covered, 1 hour to allow flavors to develop. Season with salt and pepper.


Makes 4 servings.


Last Updated: June 7th, 2011



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