Pressed Napa Cabbage, Carrot & Black Sesame Salad

Pressed Napa Cabbage, Carrot & Black Sesame Salad

An easy to put together slaw, with simple ingredients.
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
40 min 0 min 40 min 6

Ingredients


1/2 cabbage Napa cabbage, raw (thinly sliced)
1 large Carrots (grated)
1 tsp Sea salt
1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
1/4 cup Sesame seeds, black

Instructions


1. Prep the cabbage and carrot by julienne or thinly slicing them.

2. Toss the cabbage and carrot in a bowl and rub salt into them.

3. Place a clean paper towel over the vegetables and add another bowl on top of the towel to press the water out of the vegetables. Feel free to add additional dishes as weights. Press the vegetables for 30 minutes or longer.

4. Once salad is pressed, rinse the salt off by filling the bowl with water and drain well.

5. Add lemon juice and mix so that salad is evenly coated. Top with sesame seeds and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 55
Calories from fat 27.7
Calories from saturated fat 4.1
Total Fat 3.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 415 mg
Potassium 246 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4.9 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 1.6 g
Protein 2.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources


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Notes:

Nutritional Highlights:

 

Cabbage

If you want to improve your digestive health, fiber-rich cabbage is the way to go. This crunchy vegetable is full of gut-friendly insoluble fiber, a type of carbohydrate that can’t be broken down in the intestines.

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