Minty Zucchini and Carrot Noodle Salad With Asian Dressing
This colorful partially-spiralized salad features fresh mint and a deliciously spicy Asian-flavored dressing to top it off with. You can also sprinkle some sesame seeds on top if desired. In addition, this raw vegan recipe can be used as a roll filling when wrapped in large bok choy leaves or raw nori sheets along with some fresh avocado slices. Serves four.
2 cloves of garlic, chopped finely
2 tblsp nama shoyu
2 tblsp raw apple cider vinegar
1 small date
1 tsp miso paste
1 tsp ginger, chopped finely
Hot dried chili pepper, ground finely, to taste
1 zucchini, spiralized into thin noodles
2 carrots, spiralized into thin noodles
1 cucumber, cut into quarters and sliced
12 cherry tomatoes cut in quarters
½ a yellow bell pepper, sliced finely
½ cup purple cabbage, shredded
1/4 cup red onion, sliced thinly
1/3 cup of fresh mint leaves
Combine the garlic, nama shoyu, apple cider vinegar, date, miso paste and chilli pepper in a blender and pulse until smooth.
Add the salad ingredients to a large bowl.
Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and toss with tongs or massage in with your hands.
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