This refreshing sesame salad is healthy, crisp, and full of incredible flavor. This salad starts with a base of nourishing kale and is topped with a variety of crunchy vegetables and is finished with a light and refreshing sesame dressing. I love being able to incorporate a variety of different flavors and textures and feel this makes for a really fun and yummy dish!
I started my plant-based journey about two years ago and love exploring different vegetables that I never know about before. Watermelon radishes are still relatively new in my food repertoire and I love the flavor and bright, beautiful color they bring to the table.
I also love preparing my veggies in different ways! In this salad I use spiralized cucumbers and carrot swirls (really easy to make using a basic vegetable peeler). This is a great way to "spice up" vegetables I would usually put into a salad and makes them more exciting and even kind of fun to eat!
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Refreshing Sesame Salad
- 4 cups kale
- ½ cup cucumbers thinly sliced
- ½ cup radishes thinly sliced
- ¼ cup edamame shelled
- ¼ cup red cabbage shredded
- ½ cup carrots
- ½ cup cucumbers spiralized
- ¼ cup cilantro
Sesame Dressing Ingredients
- 3 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon cold water
- 1 tablespoon agave nectar can sub maple syrup
- ½ tablespoon soy sauce low sodium
- Start by mixing your sesame dressing ingredients together and set aside.
- Wash and prep all vegetables according to ingredient list. Assemble prepped veggies in a large serving bowl.
- Add a splash of dressing to your salad, toss, and serve right away.
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