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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Oriental Cabbage Salad

1 lg head cabbage
2 bunch of green onions
1 cup thinly sliced celery
1 cup of sunflower seeds
½ cup slivered almonds
1 pkg uncooked chicken flavored ramen noodles
½ cup vegetable oil 
½ cup vinegar
½ cup sugar
black pepper, as desired. 

Chop cabbage as desired, as for slaw (usually thin ribbons).  Add chopped onion, celery, sunflower seeds, almonds and noodles.  Smash the noodles in the package so they are in bits. 

Put oil, vinegar and sugar into the blender.  Add the chicken seasoning from the ramen noodles and season w/ black pepper.  Blend well.  Pour over the salad and toss together. Chill.  Best when made ahead of time so that the dressing sits on the cabbage. 

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