November 17, 2015

Asian Cole Slaw – Vegetarian main course salad

main course vegetarain salad with peanuts in an orange bowl

An easy to make one bowler, perfect for when you are renovating your kitchen, camping, a student, or when all you really want is a healthy quick and easy dinner.

Takes all of 15 minutes to make

Makes – 6 cups (1.5 L) One serving = 1 ½ cups (310 mL)


¼ cup (60 mL) natural crunchy peanut butter, it has to be natural or it won’t work

¼ cup (60 mL) rice vinegar, lower sodium or sodium free, your choice       

2 tbsp (30 mL) lower sodium soy sauce        

2 tbsp (30 mL) hot sauce, I used Frank’s hot sauce


¼ of a small green or red cabbage, sliced as thinly as you can          

1 red pepper, sliced thinly

½ bunch fresh parsley, rinsed, patted dry, and chopped

½ bunch fresh cilantro, rinsed, patted dry, and chopped

½ cup (125 mL) unsalted peanuts, I use locally grown Ontario red skin peanuts


  1. Make the dressing: in a large bowl whisk together the peanut butter, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and hot sauce
  2. Add all of the sliced and chopped vegetables to the bowl. Toss. Add peanuts, toss and serve.












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