Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

Ingredients

  • for the salad:
  • • 1 head napa cabbage, thinly shredded
  • • 1/2 small head red cabbage, thinly shredded
  • • 1 carrot, peeled and julienned
  • • 1 cup snow peas, thinly sliced
  • • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • • 1 avocado, diced
  • • 1/4 cup chopped roasted cashews
  • • 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds
  • for the dressing:
  • • 2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
  • • 2 tablespoons rice-wine vinegar
  • • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • • 1 teaspoon honey or brown sugar
  • • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha
  • • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • • 2 tablespoons water

Directions

  1. Combine the cabbages, carrots, snow peas, avocado and half the herbs in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing in a separate bowl, adding more water to thin if necessary.
  3. Toss the cabbage mixture with the peanut sauce and top with the reserved herbs, cashews and sesame seeds.