Perfect Salad Topping: Sesame & Citrus Slaw

mbg Food Contributor By Molly Patrick
mbg Food Contributor
Molly Patrick is a recipe developer with an expertise in plant-based diets and the co-founder of Clean Food Dirty Girl.

It's time to put away the pills and make plants boss. It will make you feel better period. Here's a recipe to start you on your way.

Perfect Salad Topping: Sesame & Citrus Slaw

Serves 2-4

  • 1/4 of a red cabbage head, grated (about 1/2 cup / 50g)
  • 1 large carrot or 2 small carrots, grated (about 1/2 cup / 75g)
  • 3 red radishes, grated (about 1/2 cup / 65g)
  • 1/4 of a red onion, grated (about 1/4 cup / 35g)
  • juice from 1 orange
  • 1/4 of an avocado
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Mixed greens
  • Sesame seeds


Grate the cabbage, carrot, radish and red onion and place in a bowl (to make it faster, you can use the grater apparatus of your food processor).

Place the orange juice, avocado, sesame oil and salt in the food processor or in a blender and blend until smooth.

Add the dressing over the grated veggies and stir to combine.

Place some mixed greens on a plate, top with slaw and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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