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Nutrient-Packed Colorful Super Salad

Boring salads no more! This colorful super salad is the perfect way to start the new year off with a bang. Carrot, broccoli, kale, cabbage, red bell pepper, and creamy avocado are just a few of the many ingredients that pack in tons of various vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to boost your health, AND they taste delicious! Crazy! This dish will be your new staple recipe to get tons of nutrients in one meal.

by Matthew Johnson

Inspired by theroastedroot.net

Ingredients

for 6 servings

  • 3 tablespoons
    wole grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons
    organic maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon
    fresh ginger, grated
  • 4 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 tablespoon
    sesame seed, toasted
  • ¼ teaspoon
    cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup
    apple cider vinegar (60 mL)
  • ¼ cup
    lemon juice (60 mL)
  • ⅓ cup
    extra virgin olive oil (80 mL)
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups
    lacinato kale, thinly sliced (135 g)
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 cups
    broccoli floret (300 g)
  • 2 cups
    red cabbage, thinly sliced (200 g)
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup
    walnut, chopped (100 g)
  • ½ cup
    fresh parlsey, chopped (20 g)
    Calories 321
    Fat 24g
    Carbs 21g
    Fiber 6g
    Sugar 8g
    Protein 7g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

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Preparation

  1. In a liquid measuring cup, combine the mustard, maple syrup, ginger, garlic, sesame seeds, cayenne, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, and olive oil. Whisk until fully incorporated. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the kale, carrots, red cabbage, broccoli, red cabbage, bell pepper, avocado, walnuts, and parsley to a large serving bowl.
  3. Pour desired amount of dressing over the salad and toss until everything is well coated.
  4. Garnish with more toasted sesame seeds
  5. Enjoy!
 

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