Cruciferous Salad with Asian Sesame Dressing

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 4
Cruciferous Salad with Asian Sesame Dressing
Health Highlights


2 cup Pearl barley, dry
4 cup shredded Green cabbage
2 tbsp Rice vinegar (dressing)
2 tbsp Sesame oil (dressing)
2 tsp Soy sauce, low sodium (dressing)
2 tbsp Honey (dressing)
3 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin (dressing)
1 dash Salt and pepper (dressing)
1/2 cup grated Carrots
1/2 cup slices Zucchini
1/4 cup whole Almonds, raw


  1. Cook barley according to package instructions.
  2. In a bowl combine dressing ingredients.
  3. Place the shredded cabbage in a large bowl and add the dressing. Massage the dressing in with your hands to tenderize, about 2 minutes. Add carrots, zucchini, and almonds. 
  4. Portion salad mix into 4 mason jars. Add barley on top.


Quick Tip

  • The morning of add protein of choice – tofu, chicken, steak, etc.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 604
Calories from fat 209
Calories from saturated fat 28.7
Total Fat 23.2 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 212 mg
Potassium 603 mg
Total Carbohydrate 95 g
Dietary Fiber 19.3 g
Sugars 13.6 g
Protein 13.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 4.2
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources