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Asian Style Fusion Salad

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Ingredients
  Red leaf lettuce head 1
  Snow peas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), trimmed and cut on the diagonal into 1/2-inch pieces
  Bottled low fat salad dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Such As Sesame Shiitake, Lemon-Tahini, Or Cilantro Lime, Bottled Variety)
  Thai chili paste/Other chili sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cooked white beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), rinsed and drained (Or Canned)
  Lettuce head 1 (Red Leaf)
  Bean sprouts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), rinsed and drained
  Snow peas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), trimmed and cut on the diagonal into 0.50 inch pieces
  Cucumber 1 Large, peeled (if desired ) and sliced into matchsticks
  Red bell pepper 1
  Carrots 2 , cut into matchsticks
  Low fat salad dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Bottled Variety Of Your Choice, Such As Sesame Shiitake, Lemon-Tahini, Or Cilantro Lime)
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce/Wheat free tamari 1 Teaspoon
  Chilli paste/Other chilli sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Thai)
  Canned white beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), rinsed and drained (Or Cooked)
Directions

MAKING
1. Wash the lettuce and tear it into bite-size pieces.
2. Dry it thoroughly in a salad spinner and transfer to a large salad bowl.
3. Add the bean sprouts, snow peas, and cucumber.

4. Cut the bell pepper into thin slices.
5. Then cut the slices diagonally into thirds and add to the salad bowl.
6. If desired, blanch the carrots in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes to soften.
7. Immediately rinse them with cold water to stop the cooking process and drain well.
8. Add the carrots to the salad bowl and toss well.
9. If using the optional salad dressing, add it just before serving and toss again.
10. Make an indentation in the center of the salad.
11. Combine the vinegar, soy sauce, and chili paste in a medium bowl.
12. Add the beans and toss until they are evenly coated.
13. Spoon the bean mixture into the center of the salad just before serving.

SERVING
14. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
Asian
Whether you are a salad person or not, this Asian Style Fusion Salad is a great meal for trying. Watch this video to learn the details of this recipe. It is full of fresh and crisp vegetables that make it refreshing and full of vital nutrients and anti- oxidants. It is a complete meal served with your favorite bread.

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2 Comments

bristyc's picture
Sounds sooooooooooo good!
Samina.Tapia's picture
Bristyc not only does it sound good it tastes fantastic. You must try it out. And if you like this recipe, you will love these too. http://www.ifood.tv/recipe/raw-and-vegan-fruit-and-veggie-salad-with-applesauce-dressing http://www.ifood.tv/recipe/asian-style-raw-vegan-noodle-salad