This salad sneaks in a lot of good veggies with a base of cabbage and carrots instead of the usual greens. Edamame adds great plant protein and the creamy peanut dressing adds a ton of flavor! This salad is topped with roasted peanuts to add crunch!
This yummy salad comes together easily and this batch makes enough for a weekly meal prep!
Ingredients and Benefits
Peanuts- Loaded with health-promoting nutrients, including vitamin E, magnesium, iron, selenium and vitamin B6. Research shows that people who regularly eat nuts and nut butter, including peanut butter, are less likely to develop heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Garlic– Boosts the immune system.
Lime– High in vitamin C and antioxidants
Quinoa– An excellent source of plant-based protein. Gluten-free and packed with nutrients like protein, zinc, fiber, and folate, as well as antioxidants.
Cabbage– Highly nutritious and rich in vitamin C, fiber, and vitamin K. Supports digestion.
Carrots-Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A in the form of beta carotene. They are also a good source of several B vitamins.
Edamame– A good source of plant protein. Builds and repairs muscles, promotes healthy cell function.
Cilantro-contains vitamins A, C, and K, and the leaves also have folate, potassium, and manganese.
Mint-good source of vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin that is critical for eye health.
I hope you enjoy this fun salad! An easy healthy meal prep option!
Chopped Asian Salad w/ Peanut Dressing
- 1/2 cup peanut butter natural unsweetened
- 2 tablespoons tamari
- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 3 garlic cloves grated
- 3 cups quinoa cooked
- 3 cups finely shredded napa cabbage
- 3 cups finely shredded red cabbage
- 1 cup shredded carrot
- 12 oz edamame
- 2 hot peppers thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
- 1/4 cup mint leaves chopped
- Roasted peanuts for garnish
- Put the salad ingredients in a large bowl.
- Whisk together the dressing ingredients. Toss the salad with the dressing.
- Heap the salad onto a serving platter or bowl. Top with the roasted peanuts. Garnish with lime wedges and more fresh herbs.
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