Cabbage, Sprout and Asparagus Salad

Prep time:  10 minutes     |     Cooking time:  3 minutes     |     Yields:  4 people


1 pound asparagus cut into 2 inch pieces
1 cup red cabbage, shredded
1 cup green cabbage, shredded
1 cup sprouts
1/4 bunch watercress
2 cup snow pea-shoots
1 tablespoon chopped mint
1/4 cup toasted chopped peanuts

1/2 cup apple cider
2 tablespoons mirin
2 tablespoon tamari or shoyu
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 tablespoon canola oil


  1. Steam asparagus until tender. Refresh in cold water.
  2. In a small bowl or container with a lid, prepare dressing.
  3. In a large bowl combine asparagus, cabbage, sprouts and dressing.
  4. Serve over watercress and garnish with pea-shoots, mint leaves and toasted peanuts.


Recipe made available by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.