Protein-Rich Chopped Salad with Peanut Sauce

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Protein-Rich Chopped Salad with Peanut Sauce

Servings: 4 people
Calories: 0.599kcal



  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 Tbsp gluten-freerice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup, or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp tamari or coconut aminos
  • 1 Tbsp grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Sea salt


  • 3 cups finely shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup cooked chick peas, drained; if using canned, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup chopped cucumbers
  • 1 cup shredded jicama
  • 1 cup diced red and/or yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil


  • For peanut sauce, in small bowl, whisk together all ingredients up to the water. Whisk in 1 Tbsp of water at a time until the consistency is just pourable, about 1/4 cup total. Season to taste with red pepper flakes, if using, salt, and more black pepper. Set aside.
  • For salad, in large bowl, combine all ingredients. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.


Calories: 0.599kcal | Carbohydrates: 56.7g | Protein: 19.5g | Fat: 36.7g | Sodium: 329mg | Fiber: 17.8g | Sugar: 18g
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