Warm Napa Cabbage Salad

Napa Cabbage is great for coleslaw when making fish tacos and other seafood delights. But it is also a delicious sautéed for a warm salad. Perfect when you have some left in the refrigerator or if the cabbage has gotten a bit wilted. Here is an easy one-pan method of making this warm salad which is wonderful as a side dish!
Warm Napa Cabbage Salad | Dishin' With Darla

Additions 

  • Sprinkle on parmesan or blue cheese crumbles 
  • Substitutions 
  • If do not have pickled onions, omit or add a lightly sweet chopped pickle 

Serving Ideas

  • Hamburgers 
  • Fish Sandwiches 
  • Pork Chops 
  • Grilled Salmon 
  • Pork Ribs 
  • Grilled BBQ Chicken

Warm Napa Cabbage Salad

Napa Cabbage is great for coleslaw when making fish tacos and other seafood delights. But it is also a delicious sautéed for a warm salad. Perfect when you have some left in the refrigerator or if the cabbage has gotten a bit wilted. Here is an easy one-pan method of making this warm salad which is wonderful as a side dish!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 sides

Ingredients

  • 1 ⁄4 lb bacon (chopped)
  • 1 bunch green onion (chopped)
  • 1 c white mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 ⁄2 head Napa Cabbage (sliced thinly)
  • 1 ⁄2 c pickled red onions
  • 2 T red wine vinegar
  • 1 t of dijon mustard
  • 1/2 c light olive oil
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook chopped bacon until about 75% cooked.
  • Add green onions and mushrooms. Cook until softened.
  • Add cabbage and stir until softened but not mushy.
  • In a separate bowl mix vinegar, dijon, pepper and oil. Whisk.
  • Drizzle on the cabbage. The dressing should pick up some of the bacon drippings.
  • Season to taste. May need salt and pepper or a bit of oil if vinegar tasting or a bit of vinegar if oily tasting.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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