Kasha with Red Cabbage & Apple

Serves: 
Makes 2 hotel pans

Red cabbage and bright carrots give this hearty, protein-packed cold salad its color, while apples and spices add a refreshing zing.

Ingredients

1 lb. kasha
3 eggs, beaten
1 qt. onion, chopped
2 red cabbages
1 qt. carrots, shredded
Thyme to taste
Allspice to taste
Red wine to taste
Garlic to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
6 apples, shredded

Steps

1. Stir kasha with beaten eggs until well mixed. Transfer to skillet over medium heat.

2. Stir kasha over heat until dry and grains are separated, about 3 mins.

3. Sauté onions until lightly browned; add kasha and water at twice the volume of kasha. Bring to a boil; simmer 15 mins.

4. Braise cabbage with thyme, allspice, red wine, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix all ingredients into kasha except apple; add shredded apple toward end of cooking.

More From FoodService Director

Ideas and Innovation
oversized portions

Here are the trends FSD's Chefs’ Council members wish would go away.

Kale Gluten-free Sriracha Chipotle Microgreens on everything Sous vide cooking Aversion to bread Healthy desserts Vegan diets Lies about local sourcing/organic food Fast food Cupcakes Pumpkin spice Fat-free or low-fat Meatless Mondays Bread cones Rigid child nutrition guidelines Bacon on everything Cajun Doughnuts with over-the-top toppings Oversized portions Fried foods Pinterest
Ideas and Innovation
Frose

Frose, sushi burgers and single-item restaurants are hot topics as of late, according to Forbes, which recently released a list of seven buzzwords in the foodservice world. Here’s what’s trending, in no particular order.

Blended burgers Frozecco and frose Goth food Hemp Single-item restaurants Sushi burger Upcycling
Industry News & Opinion
MeuDirections

One of my favorite cartoons shows a commander whose soldiers are in the midst of fighting a war with bows and arrows. Without turning around, he tells a man who has come up behind him, “I’m sorry, I’m too busy to talk to you.” The man was a rifle salesman.

In today’s time-pressed world, we are all too busy. So, it can be difficult to find time to reach out to others for ideas, solutions and best practices. But as that cartoon illustrates, it’s critical to being successful. The sharing of knowledge is a pillar of FoodService Director . Through our magazine and events, we have been...

Ideas and Innovation
chefs

We started inviting chefs and FSDs from other districts to come prepare lunch. Through featuring different chefs and chef-inspired meals, I’ve found the students have been looking forward to coming into the cafeteria. They are willing to try new things with crazy names, and to ask for their favorite outside items turned healthy.

FSD Resources