Cabbage-Salad-with-Peanut-DressingServes: Makes 8 servings
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

 Who said nutritious food can’t be tasty? Not us! This yummy cabbage salad is topped with a delicious, protein-rich peanut dressing that will have your taste buds dancing.



1 red cabbage

½ jicama (Mexican turnip)

10 radishes, sliced

4 green onions, finely chopped

½ cup (125 mL) roasted peanuts


Peanut dressing:

1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh ginger, grated

¼ cup (60 mL) peanut butter

½ cup (125 mL) rice vinegar

⅓ cup (75 mL) soy sauce

¼ cup (60 mL) olive oil

salt and pepper


Place the dressing ingredients in a jar with a lid, shake vigorously until they are integrated; set aside.

Cut the cabbage in half and slice it as thin as possible.

Peel turnip and cut it in thin strips.

In a bowl, mix the cabbage, turnip, radishes and onions, sprinkle with peanuts and pour in the dressing. Serve immediately.


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Did You Know?

  • peanut
    The peanut is also called the earthnut, groundnut and goober pea.
  • peanut-protein
    The peanut contains more protein than any other nut.
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    Peanuts are 100 per cent cholesterol-free and contain oleic acid, a heart-healthy source of unsaturated fat.

  • peanut-butter-jar
    Peanut butter was invented around 1890 as a health food for the undernourished.

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