Asian Napa Slaw with Green Beans, Wakame, Cucumber and Kale

Asian Napa Slaw with Green Beans, Wakame, Cucumber and Kale

Ok so we all know how good seaweed is for optimal health and longevity; a   superfood that should be included in the health conscious diet! Seaweed is an immune system modulator, and an endocrine system regulator which means consumption of this mineral laden superfood concludes improved health, more energy, weight management and overall well being!

Try my Asian napa slaw with green beans, wakame, cucumber and kale; a  mineral rich summer salad made with seaweed and organic vegetables that is full of flavor and long on nutrition. My Asian napa slaw with green beans, wakame, cucumber and kale just tastes good and is very good for you! Serve it today with a simple grilled entrée and enjoy!

 

1oz dried Wakame seaweed, refreshed, drained and sliced in shreds

2-3 organic radishes, sliced

2 organic salad turnips, sliced

1/4 cup organic shredded carrots

1/4 cup organic Napa cabbage, sliced in shreds

1 small organic cucumber, sliced

1 small organic red bell pepper, sliced

1 cup organic green beans, blanched in salted water

1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and sliced thin

1/4 cup organic Tuscan kale, sliced in shreds

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 tablespoon organic cane sugar

Dash of rice vinegar and dash of toasted sesame oil

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2 teaspoon ginger powder

1 tablespoon toasted sesame ginger spice blend (Victoria’s Gourmet)

2 tablespoon tamari

1 tablespoon toasted sesame

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

In a large mixing bowl, combine seaweed with next eight ingredients

In a separate medium mixing bowl, combine kale with salt, sugar, dash of rice vinegar

and dash of sesame oil and rub the kale with your hands until softened

Add kale mixture to the large mixing bowl of seaweed and vegetables

Season with the last six ingredients, mix thoroughly, let rest for 5 minutes

Transfer the salad to a serving dish and enjoy with a simple grilled entree!

We love it with lemon grass grilled wild caught salmon!

This salad is so delicious and nutritious, perfect with a dry Reisling