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Roasted Sesame Winter Slaw

Prep Time:15 Minutes
Cook Time:5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

This is a light and refreshing slaw that is even a great dish on its own!


  • 2 cups shredded Savoy cabbage, purple cabbage and/or kale
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped mint (optional)
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons liquid honey (or agave, maple syrup)
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup water
  • a couple pinches of salt (depending on whether or not your tahini is already salted – season to taste)
  • 1 orange zested


  • 1. Wash and shred the cabbage and kale as finely as possible (you can use a food processor attachment for this if you like). Place in a large bowl.
  • 2. Shred the carrots either with a food processor or on a box grater. Add to the cabbage.
  • 3. Finely slice the scallions into rings. Wash and chop the parsley. Add to the bowl.
  • 4. Whisk dressing ingredients together. Add water to thin to desired consistency.
  • 5. Roast sesame seeds in a dry skillet until they begin to pop. Remove from heat immediately. Pour over salad ingredients.
  • 6. Toss everything in the bowl together and serve. Garnish with extra parsley and sesame seeds.

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