Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Tart cabbage salad

Lahano salata


  • 1 white cabbage
  • 2-3 carrots
  • a little olive oil
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • a little, white vinegar
Tart cabbage salad

Tart cabbage salad


  • Cut the cabbage in half and discard the outer tough leaves and the inner core.
  • Cut each half into quarters and wash under cold water.
  • Place each quarter on its side and slice very thin slices with a sharp knife.
  • Alternately each quarter can be sliced by using a mandolin.
  • Grate the carrots using a box grater or mandolin.
  • Place cabbage and carrots in a bowl and dress it with salt, pepper, oil and vinegar or lemon to taste.
  • Toss well and serve.
  • Olives may be used as a garnish.
  • Traditionally, this salad has a tart flavour (extra vinegar or lemon juice).

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