Peanut Cole Slaw (It's Delicious & Vegan!)

Written by Allison Day

With the warmer weather approaching, this means the beginning of salad season. Skip the heavy cole slaw and give this lightened up, protein-packed peanut slaw a try. Packed with flavor, fiber, vitamins C, A, and K, along with the many disease-averting properties from the cabbage, this slaw is the ideal healthy side dish for the warmer days ahead.

A Perfect Vegan Peanut Cole Slaw

Serves 6

Ingredients for Salad

  • 1 small head green cabbage, finely shredded (about 6 cups)
  • 2 large carrots, grated

Ingredients for Dressing

  • 1/3 cup roasted unsalted peanuts or almonds
  • 3 Tbsp. unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. gluten-free tamari
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. mellow white miso
  • 1 tsp. roasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • pinch of chili flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions for Dressing

Place all dressing ingredients in a blender or mini food processor and purée until smooth. Set aside.

Directions for Salad

Place shredded cabbage and grated carrots in a large bowl, toss with prepared dressing.

Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Will keep in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

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