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Asian Sesame Crunch Salad

This clean eating healthy Asian Sesame Crunch salad will change your thoughts on salad for the better! A creamy, flavorful dressing over crunchy vegetables, this salad is completely paleo, vegan, gluten free, grain free and dairy free! It's the perfect appetizer, side dish or main dinner or lunch too!
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 100kcal
Author Arman

Ingredients

  • 6 cups mixed salad leaves
  • 2 whole bell peppers, chopped finely
  • 2 whole carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup almond butter can sub for tahini
  • 3/4 cup Unsweetened almond milk can sub for any milk of choice
  • 1/4 cup liquid aminos can sub for gluten free soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp 100% Orange Juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds, divided

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine your almond butter with unsweetened almond milk and whisk until fully combined. 
  • Add your liquid aminos (or gluten free soy sauce), orange juice, minced garlic, grated ginger and red pepper flakes and mix until a thick dressing is formed. Stir through sesame seeds. 
  • Let dressing sit and prepare salad by adding all ingredients into a large salad bowl. Mix to combine, before adding half the dressing, mixing once again. Serve salad, and drizzle remaining half portion over the top. 

Notes

If dressing is too thick, thin out with more unsweetened almond milk.
To add extra protein to the salad, feel free to add 1 cup of protein of choice (chopped chicken, chickpeas, tofu etc).

Nutrition

Calories: 100kcal