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
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4 cup shredded Green cabbage
1/2 cup grated Carrots
1/2 cup slices Zucchini
1/4 cup whole Almonds, raw
2 cup Pearl barley, dry
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 (dressing)
1/4 tsp Salt and pepper (dressing)


1. Cook barley according to package instructions.


2. In a bowl combine dressing ingredients.


3. Place the salad mix 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 greens into 4 mason jars. Add barley.




To make this recipe "GO BOTH WAYS":

Add suggested in the recipe instructions, just add protein of choice (veggie-friendly or not) the day you morning of. I like smoked tofu for vegetarian option, and smoked salmon otherwise.

Quick Tip:

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

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 643
Calories from fat 210
Calories from saturated fat 27.5
Total Fat 23.3 g
Saturated Fat 3.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 200 mg
Potassium 575 mg
Total Carbohydrate 95 g
Dietary Fiber 18.5 g
Sugars 13.6 g
Protein 13.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 4.2
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources

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