Politiki salata with raisins and kalamata olives (Greek cabbage salad)

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An all-time classic politiki (Greek cabbage) salad, which also has some original ingredients such as raisins and olives that will lift its taste.

Materials for four servings:

500 gr. white cabbage, very finely chopped
Two carrots, grated
Six sprigs of celery, chopped
½ lemon, the juice
2 Florina peppers roasted in very thin slices
½ bunch parsley, chopped
2 tsp. black currant soup
Afrin salt
1 tsp. sweet bukovo
Two tsp. of apple cider vinegar
½ clove of garlic, melted
Two tsp. of pine nuts, roasted
100 ml i.p. olive oil
12 Kalamon olives, pitted

For serving

a few sprigs of parsley
a few leaves of celery
a little extra virgin olive oil


Step 1: In a large bowl, put the chopped cabbage, carrot, celery and lemon juice, add salt and mix with your hands for 2 minutes. Leave in the fridge for 30'.

Step 2: Then strain all the liquids, add all the remaining ingredients, and mix for 2-3 minutes until they are very well blended.

Step 3: Finally, add the kalamata olives, serve them with parsley and celery leaves, and sprinkle them with extra olive oil.

Styling: Katerina Lykouresi - Food styling: Makis Georgiadis - Photography: Studio LM

Fanis Maikantis is a columnist for Olive Magazine.

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