Simple Napa (Chinese) Cabbage Salad

This recipe was given to me by Deb Ritchie, July 22, 2005.  Deb and her husband Stewart run a Certified Supported Agriculture (CSA) share program.  Their web site is www.nativeofferings.com.  Deb says that this is a fresh, "perky" salad for a lite lunch or a nice side for a summer dinner.  Make sure you use Chinese cabbage, not regular cabbage.

1 napa cabbage, thinly chopped

salt to taste

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

small onion, finely chopped

1 bunch of cilantro, finely chop leaves (discard stems)

Place thinly chopped cabbage in a large bowl, Add salt to taste and rice vinegar.  Let cabbage sit for 3 to 5 minutes before adding onion and cilantro.  Serve immediately.