High Protein Asian Slaw

High Protein Asian Slaw

Recipe by Alexandra Babcock, MPH, RDN, DipACLM

Serves 4

Ingredients  

  • 1 bagged cabbage salad kit  
  • 2 cups frozen, shelled edamame beans  
  • ½ cup roasted cashews  
  • ¼ red onion, diced  
  • ¼ cup carrot ginger dressing  (Note: Some salad kits will come with an Asian-inspired dressing that you can use as well.)

Directions  

  1. Start by laying out all ingredients. Gather a large plastic bag for easy mixing.  
  2. Dice red onion.  
  3. Add all ingredients into the plastic bag and top with dressing.  
  4. Shake until combined and serve or store directly in plastic bag up to 5 days. 

Chef tip: Select raw nuts and roast yourself for a salt-free topping with extra crunch.

Nutrition fact: ½ a cup of edamame has 8.5 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber.

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