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Napa Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Miso Dressing

3
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
22 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
2 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Here's a fabulous new twist on an old standby. For a sweet version, leave out the carrot and add a cup of diced fresh pineapple.

Ingredients

sesame seeds

2 tbsp(s)

rice vinegar

¼ cup(s)

canola oil

3 tbsp(s)

miso

2 tbsp(s), white-variety

sugar

1 tbsp(s)

low sodium soy sauce

1 tsp(s)

minced garlic

1 tsp(s)

uncooked Chinese cabbage

½ head(s), also known as Napa, cut into thin shreds (about 8 cups)

shredded carrot(s)

2 cup(s)

sweet red pepper(s)

1 large, cut into very thin strips (about 2 cups)

uncooked scallion(s)

½ cup(s), sliced

Instructions

  1. To toast sesame seeds, heat a small skillet over medium heat. Add sesame seeds and cook, stirring often until lightly browned, about 2 minutes; remove seeds from pan and allow to cool.
  2. In a large serving bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, miso, sugar, soy sauce and garlic until blended. Add remaining ingredients, except 1 tablespoon each of toasted sesame seeds and scallions, and toss to mix and coat. Sprinkle slaw with remaining sesame seeds and scallions. Yields about 1 1/4 cups per serving.

Notes

Because Napa cabbage is rather delicate, this slaw is best made just a few hours before serving. All of the ingredients can be prepped the day before but we suggest that you toss them with the dressing just an hour or two before eating.

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