tahini asian slaw

http://calgaryavansino.com/recipes/tahini-asian-slaw/

  • Serves

    makes 6 servings

  • Preparation Time

    15 minutes

Ingredients

    for the salad:

    • 1 small head white cabbage, shredded
    • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped roughly into small pieces
    • 150g or 1/2 head of broccoli, cut into small pieces
    • 75g or large handful of snap peas, chopped into small pieces
    • 1 carrot, grated
    • 100g or large handful of bean sprouts
    • 1-2 tbsp sesame seeds to sprinkle on the finished salad

    for the dressing:

    • juice of one large lemon
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1/2 inch fresh ginger, chopped finely
    • 125ml cold fresh water
    • 125g raw tahini
    • 1 tsp maple syrup
    • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
    • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
    • 1 tbsp tamari sauce
    • 1 tsp coriander powder
    • 1 tsp cumin powder
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1/4 tsp sea salt

      for the salad:

      • 8 cups or 1 small head white cabbage, shredded
      • 3 cups or 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped roughly into small pieces
      • 1 1/2 cups or 1/2 head of broccoli, cut into small pieces
      • 1 cup or large handful of snap peas, chopped into small pieces
      • 1 carrot, grated
      • 1 cup or large handful of bean sprouts
      • 1-2 tbsp sesame seeds to sprinkle on the finished salad

      for the dressing:

      • juice of one large lemon
      • 1 garlic clove, minced
      • 1/2 inch fresh ginger, chopped finely
      • 1/2 cup cold fresh water
      • 1/2 cup raw tahini
      • 1 tsp maple syrup
      • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
      • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
      • 1 tbsp tamari sauce
      • 1 tsp coriander powder
      • 1 tsp cumin powder
      • 2 tbsp olive oil
      • 1/4 tsp sea salt
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      Crunch, crunch, crunch – this salad defines fresh! It’s hearty enough as a main meal, especially if you want to add some baked tempeh, marinated tofu or grilled chicken breast on top.

      For the salad

      Throw all the ingredients in a large salad bowl. Give it a good toss, cover with dressing and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

      For the dressing

      Put all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and whizz together until completely smooth. Add a bit more water if needed. Pour over the salad and enjoy!