thai salad with low carb peanut dressing-Thrive In Midlife
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Thai salad with low carb peanut dressing

Prep Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad
Servings: 5 cups
Author: Heather Serody

Ingredients

for the salad:

  • 2 Cups shredded green napa cabbage napa cabbage is easy to work with
  • 2 Cups shredded purple cabbage
  • 1/2 red bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 orange bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 1/3 C lightly packed cilantro roughly chopped
  • 2 chopped scallions green onions
  • 1/3 C roughly chopped organic cashews
  • black sesame seeds optional
  • 1/2 Haas avocado sliced optional

for the dressing:

Instructions

  • To make the salad, add the lettuces to a medium-sized bowl and toss lightly until combined.
  • Puree all the dressing ingredients in a blender until smooth. Taste for seasoning and adjust to your preference. If it's too thick add some water.
  • Pour dressing over lettuce and toss until dressing is evenly coated. Scatter pepper slices cilantro, scallions, cashews, sesame seeds and avocado over top.
  • Serve immediately with remaining dressing.