Red Cabbage Salad with Sweet Miso Dressing

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Red Cabbage Salad with Sweet Miso Dressing


Red cabbage is high in vitamins, mineral and flavonoids. Enjoy this simple and sweet miso dressed salad with added wakame for an extra nutritional boost and flavor.

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1 head Red Cabbage, shredded
1 cup Wakame, soaked in water to rehydrate then drained
3 Carrots, shredded
1/2 - 1 medium jalepeño or habanero pepper, or one Thai chili, minced

2 cups Mushrooms, Shitake and Cremini, sliced thinly and marinated (recipe below)

Mushroom Marinade
1/2 cup Olive Oil
1/3 cup soy sauce, Nama Shoyu, Tamari, etc...
1 tbsp Mirin

Sweet Miso Dressing
1/3 cup Yellow (or Light) Miso
1/2 cup Orange Juice, freshly squeezed
1 tbsp Mirin
1 tbsp Raw Honey, or Agave
2 tbsp Sesame oil
1 small clove Garlic
2 tsp Ginger, minced or grated
2 tbsp soy sauce, Nama Shoyu or Tamari


Mushroom Marinade
Mix ingredients together in a bowl, then add mushrooms.  Stir to coat and let marinate for at least 30 minutes.

To assemble salad
In a large bowl combine the red cabbage, wakame, carrot and minced hot pepper. Toss with 1/2 cup of the miso dressing, and allow to rest for a few minutes before serving.  Top with marinated mushrooms and a bit more dressing before serving.