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.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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.

About Jenné Claiborne

Jenné Claiborne is a self proclaimed addict of plant based food that is delicious, healthy and beautiful.  Her vegan foodblog Sweet Potato Soul was created as a way for her to share her immense passion for food, while deepening her instincts and skills in the kitchen. Coming from a family of fantastic home cooks who utilize love as their signature ingredient, Jenné certainly adds a lot of heart and soul to every dish she has the privilege to share with her blog's guests. Not long after the creation of Sweet Potato Soul, Jenné decided that her passion for food must be pursued as a career.  Realizing the need for a vegan cooking show, the Boston University trained actress put her life in the theatre on hold, and promptly began shooting her own show at the beginning of 2011.  The online cooking show can be found on the blog and on YouTube. Sweet Potato Soul, as a blog and cooking show, strives to inspire people to live healthier, happier and more passionate lives.  The recipes are full of flavor, energy, life and love.  Raw food plays an important part in the way Jenné eats.  After adopting a raw diet for a few months and experiencing unbelievable total wellness, it has become a point of interest to share raw creations on the blog.  Both Jenné's raw and cooked dishes are inspired by cuisines around the globe.  On the site you'll find recipes and stories from her recent travels in Thailand and Bali. Ultimately through Sweet Potato Soul, Jenné desires to leave readers feeling inspired, and hungry for more.

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