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Shredded Thai Salad with Avocado

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Total Time:

30min

Prep Time:

30min

 Shredded Thai Salad with Avocado

We aren’t exaggerating when we say this might be the prettiest salad you will ever make. Your plate will look like a rainbow of shredded cabbage, peppers and other fresh veggies, topped with vibrant slices of avocado. Prepare for all the Instagram likes.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
    Dressing
1/4  cup  rice vinegar
  clove garlic, minced
inch  fresh ginger, peeled and minced
Tbsp.  soy sauce
Tbsp.  honey
Tbsp.  sesame oil
1/4  cup  sesame seeds
    Salad
  carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4    red cabbage, shredded
1/4    green cabbage, shredded
  bell pepper, red, thinly sliced
  bell pepper, yellow, thinly sliced
bunch  scallions, thinly sliced
cups  snow peas, thinly sliced
1/2  lb.  smoked tofu, thinly sliced
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and sliced
1/2  cup  peanuts, chopped
1/2  cup  fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4  cup  fresh basil, chopped
1/4  cup  fresh mint, chopped

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

  1. Make the dressing: In a medium bowl, whisk the rice vinegar with the garlic, ginger, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil and sesame seeds to combine.
  2. Make the salad: Toss the carrots with the red cabbage, green cabbage, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, scallions, snow peas and tofu.
  3. Assemble the salad: Add the dressing to the salad and toss well to coat. Divide the salad among four plates and top each with half an avocado., Divide remaining ingredients among the four plates. Serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: Add additional protein options to make this a dinner entrée.

Beverage Pairing: Glass of lemonade or chardonnay.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Erin McDowell

Recipe developed by Erin McDowell for a California Avocado / Pure Wow promotion.

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