A crisp refreshing Cabbage Salsa with cabbage, onion, tomato, cilantro, jalapeno and lime.
I know some of you may be turning up your noses and saying “cabbage salsa?!” but bear with me. It’s good. Really good. It’s crunchy. It’s light. It’s fresh. It is a nice change from traditional canned salsa. And even a nice change from your traditional tomato based fresh salsa. And is FABULOUS on Shrimp Tacos.
Cabbage salsa is loaded with chopped cabbage, fresh tomatoes, jalapeno, cilantro and lime. It’s the perfect way for me to enjoy a little me time.
Let’s talk about “me time” for a moment. I know you other parents out there can relate. Me time is few and far between, especially when your kids are little. But that just means that when you get it, you savor it a little bit more. It could be something as little as reading a few pages of a book. Watching an hour of trashy TV.
My chips n’ salsa time is my me time.
If I had to pick my favorite go to snack, it would hands down be chips and salsa. It is my favorite snack to grab when I get a second of mommy time. I sit down, open the chips and reach for the salsa and snack away.
It may only be 5 or 10 minutes, but it’s just the perfect amount of time to get the recharge that I need. And while I usually reach my favorite habanero salsa, sometimes I want things a little less spicy, a little more fresh and and little bit on the crunchy side. This Cabbage Salsa is just that.
It is so easy to make cabbage salsa. Simply chop the cabbage, onion, tomato and jalapeno. Then mix them with the remaining ingredients and you’re good to go. I do like to let the salsa chill for at least an hour so the that flavors have a chance to develop.
Whether you want to spoon this Cabbage Salsa over your favorite tacos or scoop up with homemade tortilla chips, you’re going to love this fresh twist on salsa.
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Note: This recipe was originally posted in 2015. It was updated with new photos, nutrition information in 2021.