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Red Cabbage and Beetroot Slaw

Updated: Jun 9

The red and purple plant foods in this delicious red cabbage and beetroot slaw are rich in polyphenol compounds and provides anthocyanins, which is a specific type of antioxidant that is especially beneficial for promoting gut microbial diversity.

Increasing anti-inflammatory plant foods in the diet not only provides benefits for our physical health, but they also support our mental health, via the gut-brain axis.

Red cabbage and beetroot slaw with pomegranate seeds

Half a red cabbage, finely shredded

1 large beetroot, finely shredded or grated

1 large carrot, grated

1 green apple, grated

1/2 head pomegranate seeds

Large handful of fresh coriander, chopped

Juice of 1/2 lime

A good glug of extra virgin olive oil

Using a mandolin if possible, finely shred the cabbage, beetroot, carrot, and apple in a large bowl. If you don't have access to a mandolin, you can cut the cabbage as finely as possible using a sharp knife, and grate the beetroot, carrot, and apple.

Toss in the pomegranate seeds, chopped coriander, lime juice and olive oil, and mix everything together, then serve with your favourite protein.

* Omit the apple if you are sensitive to it.

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