This colorful Asian-inspired salad is layered with edamame, bell peppers, carrots, snow peas, cabbage and lettuce and a simple sesame-soy vinaigrette. One jar is a huge serving, perfect for lunch or it can serve two as a side dish.
Yield: 4 servings
4.5 from 4 votes

Asian Chopped Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette (In a Jar)

Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American
This colorful Asian-inspired salad is layered with edamame, bell peppers, carrots, snow peas, cabbage and lettuce and a simple sesame-soy vinaigrette. One jar is a huge serving, perfect for lunch or it can serve two as a side dish.

Ingredients

  • For Salad:
  • 1 ½ cups shelled edamame
  • 1 medium red bell pepper (thinly sliced then cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper (thinly sliced then cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced snow peas
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 4 scallions (chopped)
  • 4 cups shredded purple cabbage (about 1/2 small head)
  • 4 cups chopped Romaine lettuce (about 1 small head)
  • For Sesame Soy Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or Gluten-free Tamari
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons canola (light olive or grapeseed oil)
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  • In a small mason jar combine the dressing ingredients and shake well.
  • Place 2 tablespoons of the dressing on the bottom of 4 large quart sized mason jars.
  • Divide the edamame and place over the dressing.
  • Then the peppers, carrots, snow peas, scallions, cabbage and lettuce and cover.
  • Refrigerate until ready to eat.
  • Just before eating, shake well to toss then pour onto a plate.

Nutrition

Serving: 1jar (3 cups salad, 2 tbsp dressing), Calories: 231kcal, Carbohydrates: 23g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 13.5g, Sodium: 404mg, Fiber: 7.5g, Sugar: 12g
Freestyle Points: 4