EASY ASIAN QUINOA SALAD

INGREDIENTS:

SLAW INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 (16-ounce) bag shredded red cabbage (or about 4 cups shredded cabbage)
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (I used red quinoa)
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 2/3 cup thinly-sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup slivered or sliced almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • Asian honey vinaigrette (see below)

ASIAN HONEY VINAIGRETTE INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil (or any cooking oil)
  • 3 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey (or agave, to make this vegan)
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
  • pinch of salt and black pepper

DIRECTIONS:

TO MAKE THE SLAW:

Toss all ingredients together until combined.  Serve immediately, or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 1 day.

TO MAKE THE ASIAN HONEY VINAIGRETTE:

Whisk all ingredients together until combined.

 

Reference: http://www.gimmesomeoven.com

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