Mixed Greens with Asian Honey-Mustard & Ginger Dressing
Photo: Jenny Roth
This salad is a perfect lunch for a hot summer day and is certain to impress your friends and family.
The Asian honey mustard dressing compliments the crisp, shredded beets and crunchy almonds – a perfectly harmonious and beautiful salad. This dish is excellent alone or as a tasty accompaniment to a light summer dinner of steamed vegetables, or a basic Thai noodle dish. This salad is super addictive.
Mixed salad greens with spinach
- ½ medium red beet, peeled & grated
- 1 carrot, peeled & grated
- 1-2 scallions, chopped
- Toasted sesame seeds or sliced almonds
- Cucumber slices (optional)
Asian Honey-Mustard & Ginger Dressing:
- 1 cup canola oil ( I use plain sesame oil)
- 2 Tbs. rice wine vinegar (can use more to taste)
- ¼ cup soy sauce
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 Tbs. minced fresh ginger root
- 1 teaspoon prepared Dijon-style mustard
- 1-2 Tbs. honey (use according to taste…can substitute sugar)
- In a blender, combine the soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, mustard & honey. Blend for a few seconds then add the oil in a steady stream, blending constantly. When all of the oil is incorporated into the dressing, pour into a glass jar and chill until serving.
- This is a great basic recipe to work with. Sometimes I add a scant tablespoon of mayonnaise and a teaspoon or so of sugar, some toasted sesame oil & ½ tsp. minced onion.
- Keep Refrigerated
Jenny Roth took Agriculture/Horticulture as a young lady and decided to take a non-traditional path of learning, seeking out teachers without formal educations in the areas of foraging, organic gardening, soapmaking, cooking, herbal medicine, and other traditional ways. Paying attention to everyone, especially elders, woodsmen, hippies, country dwellers, mountain folks, gardeners, this path in life has connected her to wonderful people of all types. She and her husband are students of the honorable Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche of Padma Samye Ling Monastery in upstate New York and the main caretakers of Padma Gochen Ling Buddhist retreat center and temple in the foothills of Tennessee.
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