Sprouts, Asparagus and Cabbage Salad

Sprouts Asparagus & Cabbage Salad 2187

This is a healthy salad with a very interesting mix of greens and sprouts. It has great vitamin content from the cabbage, asparagus and the sprouts.   Enjoy!

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 3 minutes

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients: 

1 pound asparagus, cut into 2 inch pieces

1 cup red cabbage, shredded

1 cup green cabbage, shredded

1 cup sprouts
 (alfalfa or your favorite kind)

1/4 bunch watercress, or baby arugula

2 cups snow pea-shoots,
 or chopped snow peas

1 Tbsp chopped fresh mint

1/4 cup toasted chopped peanuts, or sliced almonds

 

Dressing:

1/2 cup apple cider
 or unsweetened apple juice

2 Tbsp mirin
 (a Japanese rice wine) or white wine

2 Tbsp gluten free tamari or shoyu

1/4 cup rice vinegar

1 Tbsp  olive oil

 

Directions: 

  • Steam asparagus until tender.Refresh in cold water.
  • In a small bowl or container with a lid, prepare dressing.
  • In a large bowl combine asparagus, cabbage, sprouts and dressing.
  • Serve over watercress and garnish with pea-shoots, mint leaves and toasted peanuts.

 

(recipe credit: the Institute for Integrative Nutrition)