Peter Rabbit’s Dream Salad

When I saw the finished product of the salad, all I could think about was how little Peter Cottontail would love to get his little paws on this– hence the name.

I found this recipe on Gwyneth Paltrow’s blog, GOOP, in a newsletter about easy summer salads, but this recipe really works anytime of the year. It takes no time to put together and the ingredients are readily available throughout the year. A gorgeous piece of grilled salmon would be amazing with this as it is crunchy, a little sweet and perfectly gingery.

Peter Rabbit’s Dream Salad
Adapted from GOOP

For the Dressing:
1 small clove garlic, grated
1″ piece ginger, peeled & grated
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 TBL tamari
1 TBL honey or (maple syrup to make it vegan)
1/2 tsp spicy sesame seed oil
maldon sea salt
cracked pepper

  1. Whisk together in a small bowl.

For the Salad:
2 cups red cabbage, finely shredded
2 cups green cabbage, finely shredded
1 carrot, peeled & cut into matchsticks
1/2 red pepper, cut into matchsticks
4 scallions, thinly sliced
2 tsp sesame seeds, toasted

  1. Combine in a medium sized bowl. Add the dressing & toss with your hands until everything is good & dressed.
  2. Let stand for 15-20 minutes to really let the flavors develop. If you want you can sprinkle the sesame seeds on top.
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