Marinated Vegetable Salad
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Marinated Salad Ingredients:
- 1 small cabbage cubed into roughly 1" pieces
- 1 bell pepper or 5 mini peppers sliced into strips (red, orange or yellow)
- 1 cucumber cut in circles and halved
- 1 carrot sliced into thin rings
- 1 small onion sliced into half rings
Start by making marinade. In a medium pot combine 4 cups of water, 3/4 cup of vinegar, 3/4 cup sunflower oil, 2 1/2 Tbsp salt, 3/4 cup of sugar and bring everything to a boil, stirring to dissolve the salt and sugar. Once the mixture starts to boil, remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
While marinade is cooling, wash and prep all the vegetables. Start with cutting cabbage in half, then cut out the root. Cut cabbage in 1" strips than cut the strips in 1" cubes. Place cabbage in large bowl.
Peel 1 carrot and slice it into thin circles.
Cut 5 mini bell peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds, then thinly slice across. Add cut bell peppers to the bowl.
Cut 1 small purple onion in half, than slice it in to thin half circles and add them to the bowl.
Cut off and discard the ends of the cucumber then slice it in half. Next, cut the cucumber into thin half circles, adding them to the bowl afterwards.
After the marinade has cooled down to room temperature, pour it over the vegetables in the bowl. Mix the salad really well and let it stand on the counter for around 3 hours. Don't worry if the marinade won't cover the entire salad, eventually it will soften and be covered in marinade.
Place the salad in the jar, fill it with marinade, close the lid and refrigerate over night before serving. You can also eat it after marinating 3 hours and once it's just chilled.