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Published on April 30th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Arame Salad with Sesame Dressing

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arame has a super cool texture and mild flavor

arame has a super cool texture and mild flavor

The greens of the sea are delicious, nutrient-dense foods. Sea veggies are a great source of natural iodine, magnesium,potassium, and fiber, and offer a range of flavors and textures.

Arame is an especially great sea vegetable to work with because it has a very mild flavor (though it does smell like low-tide while soaking). Arame needs very little to taste great, but this bright mix of veggies and this crazy good dressing make it that much easier to enjoy!

 

eat the rainbow!

eat the rainbow!

Arame Salad with Creamy Sesame Dressing

4 cups shredded red and green cabbage
1 cup arame seaweed, soaked one hour and drained
2 cups sliced cucumber
2 cups sliced carrot
1 cup sliced red pepper
1 cup corn
Creamy Sesame Dressing:
¼ cup toasted sesame seeds
3 Tablespoons toasted sesame oil
3 Tablespoons tahini
2 Tablespoons brown rice vinegar
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons agave

  1. Toss seaweed and vegetables together in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together all dressing ingredients. If serving immediately, pour dressing over salad and toss to combine. Keep dressing separate if serving later, mixing just before serving. Enjoy!

Yields: 6-8 servings salad



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A vegan chef, cookbook author, educator, writer, surfer, and yogi based in San Francisco, Andrea is also the Accounts Manager for Important Media. Follow her foodie adventures at AndreaBertoli.com, Vibrant Wellness Journal, Green Living Ideas and Eat Drink Better. Find more from Andrea on Facebook and Instagram



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