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Orange Sesame Cabbage Salad

Posted By Gaiam Staff On June 30, 2010 @ 3:03 pm In Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Home | 4 Comments


A zesty summer salad recipe from the Gaiam Café kitchen [2].

Serves 6 to 8

Salad ingredients:

1 head Napa cabbage, chopped
1 head red cabbage, chopped
1 red pepper, cut julienne
1 scallion, chopped
½ pound bean pods, cut in halves or thirds
1 cup slivered toasted almonds
2 T black sesame seeds

Dressing ingredients:

1 cup orange juice
¼ cup pineapple juice
¼ cup rice wine vinegar
1 nub of ginger, thumb size
1 orange (to zest)
1 lime (to zest)
4 T sesame oil
1 cup vegetable oil


Combine all prepared salad ingredients into a large bowl and set aside. Once dressing is prepared, mix it in thoroughly with salad. Best served chilled.

Dressing preparation:

Zest nub of ginger into the blender. Add rest of the ingredients to blender, excluding the oils. Blend for 2 minutes. Slowly add sesame oil, then the vegetable oil. Season with salt and pepper.

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