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Snow Pea Carrot Salad with Mint Green Tea Vinaigrette


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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 12 minutes (including steeping time)
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This Thai-inspired Snow Pea Carrot Salad with Mint Green Tea Vinaigrette is easy as 1, 2, 3—and it’s oh-so-special thanks to this flavorful vinaigrette, which calls upon the astringency of green tea and freshness of mint.


Ingredients

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Mint Green Tea Vinaigrette:

Salad:

  • 4 cups chopped greens (i.e., kale, collard, spinach, arugula)
  • 2 medium (about 3.5 ounces each) carrots, shredded
  • 8 ounces fresh snow peas, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup peanuts

Instructions

  1. To make vinaigrette: Steep teabags in hot water in a small dish for about 1 hour. Squeeze tea out of tea bags. Whisk in sesame seed oil, agave syrup ginger, crushed red pepper, and a pinch of salt (optional). Drizzle with red hot chili oil, if desired.
  2. To make salad: Toss together greens, shredded carrots and snow peas in a large salad bowl. Toss in vinaigrette. Sprinkle with peanuts. Serve immediately.
  3. Makes 8 servings (about 1 1/4 cups each).
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Asian, American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 1/4 cup (with dressing)
  • Calories: 93
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 27 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 3 g

Keywords: vegan salad, easy salad, healthy vegan salad