Matt's Garlic Salad Recipe -
Matt's Garlic Salad Recipe
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Matt's Garlic Salad

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"Fresh salad with delicious ingredients for garlic lovers. Similar to the one served at a local restaurant that was destroyed in a fire, hence the name Matt's as a tribute to the restaurant."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins

    8 hrs 40 mins


  1. Place garlic powder into a bowl. Stir in enough water to make a runny paste. Toss in the cabbage, bell pepper, carrot, cucumber, and tomatoes until well coated. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk together the vinegar, canola oil, and salt in a bowl. Pour dressing over the prepared vegetables. Mix thoroughly, then cover and refrigerate overnight.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 08, 2011

This salad is similar to one that was destroyed in a fire? Then shouldn't it be named "Charred Garlic Salad"?

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 12, 2013

Despite it's title I found this really wanting for flavor. Added a little more vinegar and garlic which helped but won't be making this one again.


10 Ratings

Aug 11, 2011

This is good. I should have added the tomatoes for more color!

Apr 08, 2012

One of my new favorite salads. All I can say is YUM! The flavor of the garlic is so good with the cabbage and all the other vegetables.

Apr 03, 2013

Great salad!! Used fresh garlic instead and added a touch of fresh cilantro and 1 seeded jalapeno!!!!

Oct 11, 2014

I can't say enough about this!! Followed the ingredients exactly using apple cider vinegar and added pepper. Chopped all of the veggies into squarish chunks so it was more like a chopped salad texture. Made is in the afternoon and my family of 6 scarfed it down that night for dinner - couldn't wait til the next day! Had put just enough aside to take to my parents for them to taste. They both raved about it, too. Mom sent me home with a head of cabbage from her fridge and instructions to "make this again right away!"

Jul 12, 2013

I loved this salad. I used Balsamic vinegar, added a seeded jalapeno (finely chopped) and plenty of freshly ground premium black peppercorns. My husband and I couldn't wait a day it was so yummy!

Apr 03, 2013

yes, this is a good salad recipe. however it needs more flavor for my taste too. adding freshly ground black pepper, fresh garlic, also balsamic vinegar instead of white, makes it perfecto!!


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  • Calories
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 14.2 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 605 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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