This Healthy Napa Cabbage Salad aka Slaw is a quick 5 -ingredient side dish recipe that is great to take on a picnic or serve alongside tacos or other mains. It's simple, vegan and doesn't contain mayo.
Place Napa cabbage on a cutting board and slice in half horizontally. Using a long knife, slice one half of the cabbage across the leaves and stem as thin as possible. Discard the tough end. Place sliced cabbage in a bowl. (For this recipe you'll be using only 1 cabbage half)
Cut cucumber in half and then thinly slice it. Also, thinly slice the green onions.
Add sliced cucumber and green onions to a bowl with cabbage. Drizzle with the lime juice and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and mix everything well.
If desired, sprinkle the salad with some red pepper flakes and serve.