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Peanut Salad

Recipe Information
Vegetarian Carribean Salad.. interesting.

S. Chokel

Serves/Makes:6 or more

  • 1 small head of cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) flour
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) mustard
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) sugar
  • 2 cups (475 ml) peanuts, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) butter
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) white pepper
  • 2 egg yolks
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Mix the chopped cabbage and chopped peanuts together and season with salt and pepper to taste, set aside.
  • Cream the butter, mustard, sugar and flour together.
  • Carefully stir in the vinegar.
  • Cook this mixture in a double boiler until very thick and add beaten egg yolks.. blend in thoroughly.
  • When warm and blended well, pour over nuts and cabbage, toss gently, and serve.
According to my friend, this is a very, very traditional salad served in Carribean homes. Again, I have never tried this recipe, so I cannot vouch for it's success.. but my friend says it is great stuff.