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Shredded Thai Salad with Avocado

Total time:

30 min

Prep time:

30 min

Cook time:

n/a

Shredded Thai Salad with Avocado

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We aren’t exaggerating when we say this might be the prettiest salad you will ever make. Your plate will look like a rainbow of shredded cabbage, peppers and other fresh veggies, topped with vibrant slices of avocado. Prepare for all the Instagram likes.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Dressing

1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced
1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and minced
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
1 Tbsp. honey
3 Tbsp. sesame oil
1/4 cup sesame seeds

 

Salad

3 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 red cabbage, shredded
1/4 green cabbage, shredded
1 bell pepper, red, thinly sliced
1 bell pepper, yellow, thinly sliced
1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
2 cups snow peas, thinly sliced
1/2 lb. smoked tofu, thinly sliced
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup peanuts, chopped
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Make the dressing: In a medium bowl, whisk the rice vinegar with the garlic, ginger, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil and sesame seeds to combine.
  2. Make the salad: Toss the carrots with the red cabbage, green cabbage, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, scallions, snow peas and tofu.
  3. Assemble the salad: Add the dressing to the salad and toss well to coat. Divide the salad among four plates and top each with half an avocado., Divide remaining ingredients among the four plates. Serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: Add additional protein options to make this a dinner entrée.

Beverage Pairing: Glass of lemonade or chardonnay.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

About the author

Recipe developed by Erin McDowell for a California Avocado / Pure Wow promotion.

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