Bittersweet Salad with Cabbage Microgreens

July 19, 2021

Bittersweet Salad with Cabbage Microgreens

Recipe: Bittersweet Salad with Cabbage Microgreens

Author: Maura Rooney, Hamama Marketing Coordinator

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 25 Minutes

Makes:  1-2 Servings

Oh so refreshing, oh so bittersweet...this simple healthy salad is so good you won’t want to put it down! WIth the sweetness of the syrup and blood orange and the bitterness of the cabbage and microgreens, it is sure to refresh your palate and make you yearn for more! 



  • 1/2 cup of blood orange juice
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup
  • 2 T lemon juice


  • 1 small radicchio, washed and torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup of very thinly sliced purple cabbage
  • 1/4 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 radishes, sliced and then cut into thin slivers
  • 1/2 cup fresh cut Hamama Cabbage Microgreens
  • 1 T olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 blood orange, peeled and white pith removed; segmented
  • 1/3 cup of ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup of pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup of pine nuts, toasted


For the Dressing:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a light simmer. Leave to reduce for 20-25 minutes until you have about 4 T of a thick syrup. Set aside and allow to cool down. 

For the Salad:

  1. Place the radicchio, cabbage, onion, radish and microgreens in a mixing bowl. Add the olive oil, salt, pepper and gently toss. Place on a serving dish and dot with small spoonfuls of ricotta cheese. Drizzle with the blood orange syrup and top with the pine nuts and pomegranate seeds. 

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