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Cabbage and parmesan salad

Neil Perry
Neil Perry

This salad is extremely versatile and has the right amount of flavour and crunch. Take it on a picnic, use it to add complexity to a sandwich or serve it as a simple side in a great family feast.

Cabbage and parmesan salad.
Crunch and flavour: Cabbage and parmesan salad. Photo: William Meppem


1/2 Savoy cabbage

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar

sea salt and freshly ground pepper

150g parmesan, shaved



Remove and discard the dark, tough outer leaves of the cabbage. Finely shred the inner leaves.

Dress cabbage with oil, vinegar and seasoning to taste. Toss through with parmesan and serve immediately.


Photography by William Meppem. Styling by Nick Banbury. Food preparation by Dominic Smith

Main ingredient:
Cabbage, Cheese
Side Dish, Starter/Entree, Lunchbox
Family meals, Picnic, Christmas, Barbecue

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