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A Yogi Salad

Updated on January 25, 2012

A little work, a light salad, and a lot of yummmm!

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Who doesn't love a salad?


Step 1 - Grate the following into a large salad bowl:


1 Granny Smith apple (or any tart apple)

1 Raw red potato

1 or 2 scrubbed carrots

1/2 red or white onion

1/4 cup Cilantro leaves

Juice of 1/2 a lemon

Step 2 - Toss and let stand while preparing the rest.


Step 3 - Lightly steam (less than 5 minutes)


1/2 head of chopped green cabbage steamed covered in a sauce pan with 2 Tablespoons of water.

Step 4 - Mash in a mortar and pestle manner the following:


1-2 cloves of garlic

2 Tablespoons of shredded, unsweetened coconut

1 Tablespoon of sesame seeds

Place in a heavy frying pan with the smallest amount of oil (1 teaspoon). Add cubes of tofu and allow these items to brown over medium heat, stirring occasionaly until browned.

Step 5 - Add the steamed cabbage and its juice. Stir until the garlic mixture gets unstuck from the pan. Add a little fruit sauce or soy sauce for flavor.


Step 6 - Transfer this mixture into the salad bowl with the other vegetable mixture and toss. Add tomato slices, nuts of your choice, cayenne pepper, and/or soy immitation bacon bits. Serve on a bed of iceberg lettuce and/or mixed greens.


Enjoy!

(c) 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.


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      April Reynolds 5 years ago from Arizona

      had to satisfy my curiosity and see what on earth a yogi salad was. sounds interesting!

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      picklesandrufus 5 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      sounds so good!! will bookmark. thanks for the yummy recipes