Fast Recipes

Cabbage, celeriac and pear salad

Add this to your vegetarian repertoire, stat.

By Hugh Wennerbom
  • Serves 4
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Sweet pear mingles beautifully with crunchy julienned cabbage and celeriac in this sophisticated salad, all brought together with a creamy ranch dressing. Add it to your vegetarian menu, stat.


  • 500 gm white or red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 corella pears, cut into julienne
  • ½ celeriac (about 500gm), cut into julienne
  • Mint and dill, to serve
  • Sunflower seeds and roasted hazelnuts and walnuts, to serve
Ranch dressing
  • 150 gm (½ cup) mayonnaise
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) goat's milk yoghurt or buttermilk
  • ½ garlic clove, finely grated
  • ¼ tsp paprika or cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • 1
    For ranch dressing, whisk ingredients in a bowl until smooth, then season to taste.
  • 2
    Combine cabbage, pear and celeriac in a large bowl. Add ranch dressing, mint and dill and toss together. Top with sunflower seeds, hazelnuts and walnuts to serve.