Snow Pea and Carrot Salad with Miso-Tamari Dressing

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Perk up your dinner salad by tossing greens with snow peas, carrots and a tangy dressing.

Snow Pea and Carrot Salad with Miso-Tamari Dressing
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 15 minutes

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 1 tablespoon red or yellow miso (see Tip)

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger

  • 8 cups torn red or green leaf lettuce

  • 2 cups trimmed and halved snow peas (about 6 ounces)

  • 2 medium carrots , shredded

  1. Whisk oil, miso, vinegar, tamari (or soy sauce) and ginger in a large bowl until well combined. Add lettuce, snow peas and carrots; toss to coat.

Tip: Miso is fermented soybean paste; aged for up to 3 years, miso is salty, but a little goes a long way. Look for it in the refrigerated section of natural-foods stores or well-stocked supermarkets near the tofu. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 year. Add to soups and sauces for an extra hit of rich flavor.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size
about 1 1/3 cups
6 g
5 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
1 g
0 mg
Dietary Fiber
2 g
185 mg
218 mg
6 servings
about 1 1/3 cups each
1 vegetable
1 fat
Vitamin A
128% daily value
Vitamin C
25% dv

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