i put together this salad 2 days ago and we've been munching away at it since. it makes a huge salad - perfect for a potluck or a big backyard family meal, or if you're like us, just the thing to eat for 3 days in a row. i think it actually gets better after a day in the fridge.
shredded spring salad with lemony avocado dressing
makes 4-6 servings
1/2 small red cabbage (about 3 cups shredded)
1 large carrot (about 1 cup)
3-4 leaves kale (about 1 cup packed)
1/4 cucumber (about 1/2 cup)
1 cup shelled edamame, blanched
2-3 tbsp hemp seeds
shred all the veggies by hand or with a food processor. toss together in a large bowl along with the edamame, hemp seeds and the lemony avocado dressing.
lemony avocado dressing
1/2 avocado, peeled & pitted
1/4 cup water
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp sea salt
2 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
add all of the ingredients to a food processor and blend until silky smooth.
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