31 easy salad recipes that you can make every day of the month

Most of us are staying home for meals and are getting into the kitchen to cook up a storm more often. After dabbling with pancake recipes for hearty breakfasts, trying out airfryer recipes to make better use of the appliance, finding recipes to elevate instant noodles, or even hopping on the muah chee making trend, perhaps you’d want to start eating more greens. Salads are obviously one of the best ways you can incorporate more greens into your diet.

Before you think that this means chomping down a bowl of lettuce like a rabbit, you’ll be happy to know that salads don’t just have to be healthy, they can be delicious too. AVENUE ONE has curated some of our favourite salad recipes: from hearty salads you can eat for lunch to meat-free salads for those trying to cut down on meat consumption – you’ll certainly find a salad recipe (or a few!) you’d love.

Hearty salad recipes that are more filling

1. California steak salad with chimchurri dressing

While this doesn’t feature any carbs, you can be sure that the generous portion of charred steak will fill you up just as well. This hearty salad is piled with grilled onions, arugula, avocado, asparagus, all of which aren’t just healthy, but very yummy too. The chimichurri dressing makes this hearty salad lighter so you won’t find it too cloying.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 1.25lb flank steak
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt & pepper to season
  • 8 oz. fresh arugula
  • 1 red onion, sliced into 1″ rings (keep them together you’re going to grill them)
  • 1lb. asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 pint of assorted cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, sliced

For the dressing

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Get the recipe here.

2. Grilled chicken caesar salad

There’s no way you can do a recipe listicle and not mention Caesar salad. This easy-to-make dish is a classic that’s well-loved amongst salad-lovers. Grilled chicken, cherry tomatoes, and hard boiled eggs lie on a bed of romaine lettuce that is sure to fill you up and leave you satisfied.

Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce, cut in half
  • 1½ cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 hardboiled eggs, cut into quarters
  • Caesar Dressing

Get the recipe here.

3. Tequila lime salmon salad

Now who says salad can’t be fun? Try out this tequila lime salmon salad that is hearty, healthy, and a cinch to make.

Ingredients:

For the Tequila Lime Salmon

    • 2 salmon filets with skin-on
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 limes, juice and zest
    • ¼ cup tequila
    • 1 (1 oz.) package Old El Paso Taco Seasoning Mix
    • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar

For the Tequila Lime Vinaigrette

    • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
    • 2 tablespoons tequila
    • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
    • 4 tablespoons honey
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
    • ¼ cup canola oil

For the Salad and Toppings

  • ¼ head Iceberg lettuce, cleaned and chopped
  • ½ bunch green or red leaf lettuce; cleaned, trimmed & chopped
  • ½ cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • ½ cup Mexican Blend shredded cheese
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 can sweet corn, rinsed & drained
  • 1 avocado, peeled & sliced or chopped – drizzle with lime juice to keep from browning
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Tortilla Strips

Get the recipe here.

4. Shrimp avocado mango lime salad

Bursting with bright, vibrant flavours from the combination of juicy mango and tender shrimp, this salad is perfect for a light lunch or dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces extra large shrimp, tails removed, cooked and chopped
  • ½ avocado, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped mango
  • 1 cup halved cherry/grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped watercress (Baby Arugula would also work well here)
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and pepper

Get the recipe here.

5. Grilled steak and peach salad

Indulge in a hearty meal with this steak and peaches salad! Sounds like a unusual combination, but the ingredients complement each other to provide a irresistible mixture of flavours that will have you swooning.

Ingredients:

For the steak

For the dressing

For the salad

Get the recipe here.

6. Chicken feta walnut grape chopped salad

Fresh spinach, walnuts, chicken and grapes make for a interesting combination that is sure to pique the interest of all you adventurous eaters! The sweetness of the grapes contrasts perfectly with the rich texture of the cheese, making it a satisfying and wholesome meal.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 10 oz. of fresh spinach
  • ¾ cup of walnuts
  • 1 cup of black or red grapes, halved
  • ¾ cup of granny smith apples, diced
  • ¾ cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cooked chicken breast, diced

For the dressing

  • 2 tablespoon of mustard
  • 1½ tablespoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon dry basil
  • ¼ cup of balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • salt & pepper

Get the recipe here.

7. Turkey avocado cobb salad

A twist on the classic cobb salad means replacing chicken with turkey, but don’t worry, it tastes just as good. Topped with spinach, bacon, tomatoes, and cheese, we guarantee that it’s going to be your new favourite salad.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb turkey breast cutlets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 8 C baby spinach leaves
  • 4 slices cooked reduced sodium turkey bacon, crumbled
  • ½ ripe avocado, cut into ½” cubes
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 oz blue cheese, crumbled

Get the recipe here.

8. Sliced flennel and beet with shrimp salad

Fennel and beet are a match made in heaven. The addition of shrimp elevates the dish even further and makes it a satisfying, guilt-free meal!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 ounces peeled and deveined, cooked large shrimp
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 bulb fennel
  • 1 medium beet, peeled
  • 2 ounces crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 4 tablespoons chopped toasted walnuts
  • 16 whole grain crispbreads

Get the recipe here.

9. Gazpacho chicken salad

Inspired by the chilled Spanish soup with the same name, this salad is sure to invigorate and re-energise even the most tired of minds. The addition of chicken boosts the protein content, while the peaches add a tinge of sweetness to round the dish off.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 2 peaches, chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • 2 cups cubed day-old baguette or any stale bread or croutons
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese (4 ounces)
  • 6 cups mixed baby greens (about 4 ounces)

For the dressing

  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ⅔ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Get the recipe here.

Meat-free salad recipes

10. Buffalo chickpea salad

Not all food dipped in buffalo sauce has to be unhealthy! Chickpeas, arugula and romaine make this a fun, tasty meat-free salad option.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 5 oz salad greens: arugula + romaine
  • 1 bell pepper (any color) chopped
  • 1-2 cups chopped/sliced tomato

For the seasoning

  • 1 (15 ounce) can of chickpeas
  • 1 tablespoon of avocado oil
  • ¼-½ tsp sea salt, to taste
  • ¼-½ tsp paprika
  • ⅛ tsp turmeric, optional
  • a pinch of cayenne pepper for extra heat, if desired
  • 2-3 tablespoon of hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

Get the recipe here.

11. Harvest cobb salad

We may not have four seasons in Singapore, but we sure can enjoy a fall-themed salad! Get a taste for autumn with crispy bacon, fall apples, pears and crunchy pecans.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1 pear, diced
  • ½ cup pecans
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅓ cup crumbled goat cheese

For the dressing

  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds (It may not be easy to find poppy seeds in Singapore. Feel free to substitute with other nuts or seeds you love)

Get the recipe here.

12. Blueberry and rose petal salad

Britney Spears loves this salad, and who are we to doubt the taste of an icon such as herself? Feel fancy with blueberries and rose petals, accompanied with chunks of mozzarella and onion slices.

Ingredients:

  • Salad leaves

  • Red and orange tomatoes

  • Mozzarella, broken into pieces

  • Blueberries

  • Onion, sliced into small pieces

  • Flower petals

  • Italian dressing

Get the recipe here.

13. Ratatouille salad

This salad is chock full of veggies such as eggplant, zucchini, summer squash and plum tomatoes, all topped off with fresh mozzarella and sourdough bread.

Ingredients:

  • 1 red pepper, quartered
  • 1 small eggplant (about 12 oz.), sliced into ¼”-thick rounds
  • 1 medium zucchini (about 6 oz.), sliced lengthwise into ¼”-thick strips
  • 1 small summer squash (about 6 oz.), sliced lengthwise into ¼”-thick strips
  • 1 lb. Campari or plum tomatoes, halved
  • 2½ tbsp. olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ c. fresh basil, leaves torn
  • 4 c. baby arugula
  • 2 large thick slices sourdough or country bread
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 4 oz. fresh mozzarella, torn

Get the recipe here.

14. Carrot, feta, almond and sherry caramel salad

Treat yourself after a long day with this indulgent salad filled with crunchy almonds, sweet roasted carrots, and creamy feta.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 12 long carrots (1.6kg), peeled
  • 200 ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • 200 gm natural almonds, split in half with a small knife along the seam
  • 300 gm goat’s feta, or sheep’s milk feta
  • 25 gm puffed amaranth (½ cup)
  • ¼ cup edible flowers

For the dressing

  • 150 gm caster sugar
  • 375 ml oloroso sherry (1½ cups)
  • 180 ml sherry vinegar

Get the recipe here.

15. Watermelon salad with ginger basil dressing

This quick salad can be made in just fifteen minutes and manages to incorporate savory, sweet and tart flavours all in one dish. Sounds incredible!

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 1 medium watermelon
  • ⅓ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Dash fine pink sea salt
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped
  • Optional: ⅓ cup feta cheese (leave out for dairy-free & vegan)
  • Optional: 4 strips crispy bacon, chopped

For the dressing

  • 1½ tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil

Get the recipe here.

16. Roasted beet goat cheese salad

This roasted beet goat cheese salad is filled with citrusy, tart flavours that is sure to cleanse your palate and make you refreshed afterwards. Great as a post-workout snack or a light meal!

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 1 cup dry black-eyed peas
  • 4 red and yellow fresh beets, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 cups mixed greens, rinsed
  • 1 cup lightly toasted walnuts
  • 1 Cara Cara Orange, peeled and sliced
  • ½ blood orange, peeled and sliced
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds, as garnish
  • ½ cup crumbled goat cheese

For the dressing

  • ¼ cup orange juice, freshly squeezed (from 1-2 oranges)
  • 2 tablespoons sherry (or white wine) vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.

Get the recipe here.

17. Fattoush salad

This Mediterranean salad with homemade pita chips dressed in a zesty lime vinaigrette is sure to perk you up after a long day.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 2 loaves pita bread
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ tsp sumac, more for later
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 heart of Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped
  • 5 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 5 green onions (both white and green parts), chopped
  • 5 radishes, stems removed, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups chopped fresh parsley leaves, stems removed
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)

For the dressing

  • 1½ lime, juice of
  • ⅓ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp ground sumac
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • scant ¼ tsp ground allspice

Get the recipe here.

18. Pear goat cheese kale salad

Love kale? Then this salad is definitely for you. Pears, goat cheese, and a light honey dressing make up the rest of the dish.

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz (140 g) kale (winter red kale works too)
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) honey
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • Sea Salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 large pears, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1 bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips or chopped
  • 1.5 ox (43 g) sunflower seeds
  • 4 oz (115 g) goat cheese, crumbled

Get the recipe here.

19. Blood orange and pomegranate salad

Craving something fresh, crisp, and flavourful? Opt for this blood orange and pomegranate salad that is both tart and sweet, drizzled in balsamic dressing.

Ingredients:

  • 1 x 120 gram mixed lettuce leaves
  • 3 blood oranges, peeled and sliced
  • Seeds from 1 pomegranate
  • 1 shallot, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon top quality red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Get the recipe here.

20. Roasted chickpea kale salad

Avocado, roasted chickpeas, sunflower seeds, sweet potatoes and tahini makes up this creamy, rich salad that is perfect for lazy nights in.

Ingredients:

For the Roasted Chickpeas

  • 1 19 oz can chickpeas, rinsed, drained and dried
  • ½ tsp olive or avocado oil
  • generous sprinkling of garlic powder, sea salt and black pepper

For the Roasted Sweet Potato

  • 1 medium-sized sweet potato
  • 1 tsp olive or avocado oil

For the Kale Salad

  • kale, a few handfuls per person, torn from stems and chopped or torn into bite-sized pieces
  • sunflower seeds, a few tablespoons per person
  • avocado, ¼ per person
  • optional, hot sauce, lemon, sea salt and pepper for topping

For the Lemon Tahini Sauce

  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • water to reach desired consistency
  • ½ tsp sea salt or to taste

Get the recipe here.

21. Kale and fruit salad with lemon poppy seed vinaigrette

The combination of kale, mandarin oranges, pineapples, and dried cranberries is sure to send you out of this world. Lovers of fruits and fresh flavours, this one is definitely for you.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 1 bunch kale, washed, large stems removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can mandarin oranges (no sugar added – in water), drained
  • 1 (15¼-ounce) can pineapple chunks (in juice), drained
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¾ cup toasted chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

For the dressing

  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons spicy mustard
  • 1½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • ¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds (substitute with other seeds or nuts if you have trouble finding them)

Get the recipe here.

22. Strawberry farro salad with avocado and feta

Love berries? Try out this strawberry salad, then. The flavours are wholesome, simple, and oh-so-addictive.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • ¾ cup uncooked farro
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 2 medium avocados, diced
  • 3 cups loosely packed baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ½ small red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup chopped toasted walnuts

For the dressing

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

Get the recipe here.

23. Warm tomato, olive and arugula salad

Juicy tomatoes, salty olives and peppery arugula make for a burst of intense flavour that is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups baby arugula (about 5 ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • ½ pound green beans
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced into thin rings
  • ¼ cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
  • 6 plum tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • ¾ teaspoon fresh thyme leaves or ¼ teaspoon dried
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup shaved Parmesan cheese

Get the recipe here.

24. Zucchini noodle mason jar salad

Packed in a convenient mason jar, this simple, light salad is perfect for lunch at your desk during the busy periods. Nutritious and delicious? Sold.

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon golden balsamic vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ medium zucchini, spiralized
  • 1 cup cooked farro
  • ½ cup fresh mozzarella pearls (or a larger size cut small)
  • heaping half cup of grape tomatoes
  • 5-6 fresh basil leaves

Get the recipe here.

25. Apple, Pecan And Blue Cheese Salad With Dried Cherries

Think Grecian inspired flavours with this one. Filled with fruits, nuts, and cheeses, this salad will definitely taste like a party in your mouth.

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces, weight Salad Greens (spring Mix)
  • 2 whole Apples, Cored And Sliced Very Thin
  • ½ cup Pecan Halves
  • ¼ cup Dried Cherries
  • 6 ounces, weight Blue Cheese, Cut Into Chunks
  • 1 Tablespoon (heaping) Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon Maple Syrup (more to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar (more to taste)
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil
  • Salt And Pepper, to taste

Get the recipe here.

Asian-style salad recipes

26. Asian nicoise salad

A healthy spin on a classic, this alternative version uses a sesame ginger vinaigrette and seared tuna steaks instead.

Ingredients:

For the Salad

  • 6 ounces Creamer Potatoes, About 6 small potatoes
  • Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ large Red Bell Pepper, Cut into large cubes
  • 1 small bunch Asparagus
  • 2 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Toasted Sesame Seeds
  • 8 ounces Ahi Tuna Steaks, 2 small steaks
  • 6 cups Spinach, Packed
  • ½ cup Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
  • 3 tablespoons Sliced Black Olives
  • 4 teaspoons Capers

For the dressing

  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Aminos, Plus 1 teaspoon
  • ½ tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ½ teaspoon Minced Fresh Garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Minced Fresh Ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon Mustard
  • ⅛ teaspoon Ground Turmeric
  • ⅛ teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Get the recipe here.

27. Japanese salad with carrot ginger dressing

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This Japanese-style salad is made extra refreshing thanks to the unique carrot and ginger dressing. Besides the recommended ingredients, you can go wild with ingredients like cucumbers, radish, crispy tofu, or even soba if you want to have a more filling meal.

Ingredients:

For the dressing

  • 2 medium carrots
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped onion
  • 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and cut into a few chunks
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon agave or sweetener of choice (optional)

For the salad

  • 8 cups salad greens
  • 1 large orange or 2 mandarins, peeled and broken into chunks
  • Approximately 15 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • Sesame seeds

Get the recipe here.

28. Thai noodle salad with peanut sauce

Craving for noodles? Keep it light with this Thai noodle salad with peanut sauce. It’s great made ahead, and can be stored for three to four days, which makes it perfect to bring into the office.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 6 ounces dry noodles (brown rice noodles, pad thai style rice noodles, soba noodles, linguini)
  • 4 cups mix of cabbage, carrots and radish, shredded or grated
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely sliced
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • ½ bunch cilantro, chopped (or sub basil and mint)
  • 1 tablespoon (or less, or more) jalapeño, finely chopped
  • ¼-½ cup roasted, crushed peanuts ( garnish)

For the dressing

Note: This makes a double batch so you can save the rest for another use)

  • 3 thin slices ginger- cut across the grain, about the size of a quarter.
  • 1 fat clove garlic
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 1  orange ( ¼ cup orange juice)
  • 1 med-large lime (3 tablespoon lime juice)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or GF Braggs Liquid Amino Acids (Note: Tamari will turn this unpleasantly dark )
  • 3 tablespoons honey or agave
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • ½ -1 teaspoon cayenne pepper ( or a squirt of sriracha sauce)
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Get the recipe here.

29. Cobb salad sushi

Is it a salad or is it sushi? Get the best of both worlds with this cobb salad sushi that is filled with shredded lettuce, chicken, bacon, and cherry tomatoes. Swap out the recommended protein for salmon sashimi for a more Japanese-inspired take.

Ingredients: 

  • 10 slices bacon
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ c. corn
  • ½ c. quartered cherry tomatoes
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ c. crumbled blue cheese
  • ½ c. Shredded lettuce
  • ½ c. cooked shredded chicken
  • Vinaigrette, for dipping

Get the recipe here.

30. Seared ahi salad with creamy wasabi dressing

Perfectly seared pieces of ahi tuna, fresh greens, mango, avocado and tomatoes drizzled with creamy wasabi dressing  – definitely a winning combination. Try it for yourself!

Ingredients:

For the Seared Ahi

  • 1 pound sushi grade ahi fillet
  • ½ teaspoon Frontier Co-op Ground Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Frontier Co-op Smoked Paprika
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds (black or white works)

For the salad

  • 5 ounces mixed greens
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and diced
  • ½ ripe avocado, diced
  • 1 small heirloom tomato, diced
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup Frontier Co-Op crystallized ginger, chopped

For the dressing

  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tablespoon liquid aminos
  • 1 teaspoon wasabi paste
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar or honey

Get the recipe here.

31. Korean style cold Tofu Shirataki noodle salad with shrimp

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This refreshing salad is best served chilled and is perfect for a hot and humid day. The Korean-style dressing is is drizzled with also gives a bit of kick to those who enjoy spicy flavours.

Ingredients:

For the salad

  • 1 (8oz package) Tofu Shirataki noodles, drained and rinsed
  • 8oz cooked shrimp, peeled and chilled
  • 4 cups lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cup cucumber, julienned
  • 1 cup carrot, julienned
  • 1 cup red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 yellow pepper, julienned
  • ½ cup kimchi (optional)
  • ¼ cup green onion, sliced

For the dressing

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons gochugaro (Korean chili pepper flakes) or aleppo pepper or red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds toasted
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon honey or sugar
  • 1 green onion, finely sliced.

Get the recipe here.

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