Winter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing

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This recipe is one other kitchen sink recipe, which got here collectively not not like final week’s soup (or actually, like many of the meals created on this home). It was impressed considerably by the colors on this slaw, and coincidentally is dressed with one other tahini-based dressing, this time solely barely tailored from Bowl + Spoon by Sara Forte. In my expertise, you merely can’t go incorrect with any tahini dressing (at the very least any I’ve discovered), and I like this one for its subtle, citrusy twist with a little bit kiss of spice. Selection is so good, and I extremely suggest giving this dressing a attempt!

Right here, I’ve used my helpful julienne peeler to shred uncooked butternut squash, which when added to the salad delivers a candy, crunchy, and virtually meaty chunk that I personally discover slightly satisfying. In reality, this salad is a complete meal in itself; you’ve obtained your greens, your oranges, your protein from the tempeh and even a little bit extra from the sesame tahini. It’s a riot within the bowl, too – simply take a look at all that color! 🙂 Stored within the fridge, it would do nicely for a couple of days dressed, or just chop all of the veggies earlier than and gown as you propose to take pleasure in. You’ll be nicely fed for days with this one, as long as you don’t thoughts the prep time to make all of it occur upfront. I personally love nothing greater than music-fuelled kitchen instances, and I’m so grateful each day for the blessing of entry to high quality substances, a house I like to prepare dinner in, and the perfect of all? My valuable household of weirdos I get to share all of it with. Yup, life is nice.

Winter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing

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Winter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing
Winter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing
Winter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing:

1.5 cup tempeh, cubed
1 tbsp cooking oil (I’m digging grapeseed)
soy sauce to style
1/2 small inexperienced cabbage, thinly shredded (about 2 cups shredded)
1/2 small purple cabbage, thinly shredded (about 2 cups shredded)
1 heaping cup peeled uncooked butternut squash, shredded (I exploit this to shred it)
1 purple bell pepper, thinly sliced after which halved
1/2 English cucumber, sliced and chopped into one-inch cubes
1 bunch curly inexperienced kale leaves, stemmed and coarsely chopped
black sesame seeds and roasted cashews to garnish
cilantro leaves to garnish

Citrus Tahini Dressing:

~ barely tailored from Sprouted Kitchen Bowl + Spoon

1/2 cup tahini
2 tbsp yellow miso
2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
juice of 1 giant orange
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tsp Sriracha
1/2 tsp salt or to style

Begin by including all the dressing substances to a blender and mixing till easy and creamy. Switch to a clear jar or bowl and put aside. Subsequent, warmth a saute pan and add 1 tbsp of grapeseed or different cooking oil. Add the cubed tempeh, (add a sprinkle of salt to coat) and prepare dinner on medium excessive, stirring right here and there, for about 6-8 minutes. On the finish of cooking, add a splash of soy sauce to the tempeh and prepare dinner for an extra minute or two till crispy. Take away from warmth and put aside.

Put together all the veggies and blend collectively in a big salad bowl. Add the tempeh and dressing to style and blend nicely till all of the veggies are dressed. Serve garnished with black sesame seeds, cilantro leaves, and toasted cashew items. This salad makes a beneficiant portion, sufficient to feed a celebration of 6-8 as a facet, or a hungry household for a couple of days.

Winter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing
Winter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing