Seaweed, Carrot, and Avocado Salad

Serves 6 to 8 –¬†This simple, colorful salad is a flavorful accompaniment to any Asian-inspired meal. Sliced green onions or diced red bell pepper are great additions.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dried arame seaweed (about 1 ounce)
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • 2 medium cucumbers, diced
  • 4 medium carrots, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium tamari

Method:

Soak arame in cold water to cover by several inches until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and toss well to combine. Serve room temperature or chilled.

Nutritional Info:

Per Serving: 70 calories (25 from fat), 3g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 2g protein

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