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Asian vegetable salad

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup julienned carrot
  • 1/2 cup julienned red bell pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup julienned bok choy
  • 1/2 cup julienned yellow onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 1 1/2 cup thinly sliced spinach
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped cashews
  • 1 1/2 cups snow peas
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce

Directions

Rinse all vegetables under cold running water. Let drain. Julienne (cut into very thin strips like match sticks) the carrot, pepper, bok choy and onion. Chiffonade (cut across grain into very narrow strips) the cabbage, spinach and cilantro.

In a large bowl, toss together the cut vegetables, garlic, cashews and snow peas. Drizzle sesame oil and soy sauce over the salad. Toss again to combine. Serve.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories 113
Total carbohydrate 14 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 4 g
Monounsaturated fat 2 g
Protein 3 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Serving size About 2 cups
Sodium 168 mg
Total fat 4 g

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid Servings

Fats 1
Vegetables 3

DASH Eating Plan Servings

Fats and oils 1
Vegetables 3

Diabetes Meal Plan Exchanges

Fats 1
Nonstarchy vegetables 4

Dietitian Tip

To create a beautiful presentation, the vegetables for this salad are cut into thin strips.

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Dietitian Tip

To create a beautiful presentation, the vegetables for this salad are cut into thin strips.

More from the Mayo Clinic Health Library​