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Eastern Dragon Salad

This gorgeous Eastern Dragon Salad recipe comes from my lovely friend Lauren at Ascension Kitchen. The almond, ginger and kaffir lime sauce is tangy and sweet and almost tastes a bit like pad thai. It’s the kind of dish you won’t want to share ☺

Eastern Dragon Salad Recipe

RawVeganVegetarianPaleoDairy FreeGluten FreeWheat FreeSugar FreeSoy FreeContains Organic IngredientsCruelty Free

Eastern Dragon Salad

Serves 1 goddess in a hurry

Make with

*Always use certified organic ingredients whenever possible*

½ c finely shredded purple cabbage (reserve one big purple cabbage leaf to serve the salad in)
½ c julienned zucchini
3 snow peas, chiffonnade (sliced very finely)
Small handful mung bean sprouts
Small handful raw, activated almonds
Small handful finely chopped coriander (U.S cilantro)
1 tsp sesame oil

Tangy Almond, Ginger and Kaffir Lime Sauce
¼ c naturally sundried tomatoes, soaked in water till soft (reserve the soak water when done)
2 Tbsp of soak water
¼ c almond butter
2 Tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
1 Tbsp red onion, finely chopped
1 Tbsp coconut nectar/agave/yacon/maple syrup
1 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 kaffir lime leaf, chiffonnade
¼ tsp flaky sea salt

How to
  1. First, make the sauce – blend everything together in one go, put the liquid in first to help it blend.
  2. Next, make the salad, toss the cabbage, zucchini, snow peas and sprouts in a bowl with the sesame oil
  3. Arrange in the centre of the big purple cabbage leaf
  4. Dollop a generous spoon of sauce over the top
  5. Top with coriander leaves 
  6. Roughly chop the almonds and scatter them over the top to finish

Would love to hear your thoughts.

x Buffy-Ellen

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Eastern Dragon Salad Sauce Recipe

Buffy Ellen
Buffy Ellen


Buffy is the founder of Be Good Organics, and loves creating delicious yet simple plant-based whole foods recipes. Buffy also oversees our Be Good Organics online store, full of plant based goodies that she personally uses and loves. Sign up for our newsletter below to be the first to receive her weekly recipes.

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