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Thai Quinoa Salad

For the Salad:

  • 2 cups of shredded carrots
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 2 red peppers, diced
  • 1 green onion, white and green parts thinly sliced
  • 1 cup edamame beans
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa, white or a combination of red and white
  • Peanuts and fresh basil as garnish, optional

For the Dressing:

  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup low sodium tamari
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbs. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbs. maple syrup
  • Up to ½ cup warm water

Make the salad dressing: Add peanut butter, tamari, sesame oil, olive oil, grated ginger, minced garlic and maple syrup to a bowl and whisk until smooth. You may need to add water if the dressing is too thick. Set aside.

Put all the salad ingredients in a bowl and toss. Add dressing as needed and mix well. Add peanuts and fresh basil.