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Napa Cabbage Noodle Salad

Rated as 4.34 out of 5 Stars

"A delicious salad with lots of crunch."
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1 h 10 m servings 666
Original recipe yields 7 servings (6 to 8 servings)


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  1. Place the cabbage in a large bowl, cover, and place in the refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook and stir the ramen noodles, sesame seeds, almonds until lightly browned; set aside to cool.
  2. Prepare the dressing by mixing the canola oil, soy sauce, sugar, balsamic and white vinegars in a blender until smooth.
  3. About 30 minutes before serving, toss the dressing and cabbage mixture together; chill. Just before serving, toss the noodle mixture with the cabbage mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 666 calories; 59.4 31.5 6.8 < 1 149 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Hi I added a can of drained mandrin orange slices Ummm good

Most helpful critical review

I think the recipe is missing infomration. The recipe includes sauting the noodles, sesame seeds and almonds before mixing them with the cabbage. Without that step the recipe isn't good.

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Hi I added a can of drained mandrin orange slices Ummm good

This cabbage recipe was fantastic! The dressing would be great on any type salad, and you could really crunch it up with jullianned carrots, zucchini, and jicama.


This salad is wonderful, but I did not use near the olive oil that was suggested. I also added dry roasted sunflower kernels which were excellent. The dressing is also a great marinade for roa...

My mom calls this Sumi Salad -- and it's great. She uses regular cabbage, but the Napa (or Savoy)is better for soaking up the dressing. We use sliced almonds and RICE VINEGAR. I guess I should j...

Great Recipe! I will be making this again. My friend had a similar recipe but hers had carrots and snowpeas in it. I will be adding those next time - I think it will be a nice addition.

I've been looking for an Asian inspired salad and this one really filled the bill. Diced chicken would be a tasty addition.

I wasn't sure about a recipe with ramen noodles but i'm sure glad i tried. This was great. I did add green onions to salad and garlic to dressing. I also toasted my sesame seeds. I had never use...

I tried this salad over the weekend and found it to be flavorful and light. Very nice change from the traditional salads.