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Chopped Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing

This Chopped Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing is vibrant, crunchy and bursting with flavour.

There’s something so satisfying a few huge crisp salad on a heat day, and this Chopped Salad is ideal for simply that. Strive prepping the salad forward with the Sesame Peanut Dressing put aside for a easy, wholesome, make-ahead meal.

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Chopped Salad with Peanut Dressing in a bowl
Hand topping a Chopped Salad with fresh veggies

Selfmade Peanut Dressing

To be trustworthy, this dressing is outstanding.  We truly perfected this a very long time in the past and added it to the Fraîche Desk meal plan, however it felt like the proper alternative to make use of it right here. If it ain’t broke, don’t repair it!

That is one among my all-time favorite dressings, and also you’ll see why as soon as you’re taking your first chew. Substitute a seed butter for the peanut butter to make this nut free must you want.

Ingredients laid out on cutting board for Chopped Peanut Dressing
pouring Peanut Dressing over Chopped Salad

Wholesome Salad Concepts

I like salads, however as somebody who grew up in a “meat and potatoes” household, I’m conscious not everybody feels the identical. I feel lots of the misconceptions about salads come from the concept that they’re ‘boring.’ I wish to make it my private mission to make thrilling, wholesome, recent salads! I’ve a reasonably respectable repertoire at this level between the weblog and Fraîche Desk, and our listing is all the time rising. We determined to do a Salad Collection this month so keep tuned for extra recipes. Within the meantime, right here’s an inventory to get you began:

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xo Tori

Chopped Salad With Peanut Dressing

Chopped Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing

Chopped Salad with Peanut Dressing by Fraiche Living

Chopped Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing

This Chopped Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing is vibrant, crunchy and bursting with flavour. It’s nice meal prepped forward (not tossed in dressing) with a giant batch of the Sesame Peanut Dressing saved within the fridge.


  • 1 head Romaine, finely chopped
  • 1 cup diced yellow pepper
  • 1 cup diced pink pepper
  • 1 cup thinly sliced purple cabbage
  • 1 cup julienned carrots
  • 1/4 cup sliced inexperienced onion white and light-weight inexperienced components solely
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup crushed peanuts
  • 1 avocado, sliced to garnish

Peanut Sesame Dressing

  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger peeled
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup easy pure peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar


For the Salad

  1. Mix the entire salad components (besides the avocado) in a big shallow bowl (part the components for fairly presentation). Retailer within the fridge, lined, till able to serve. When able to serve, toss to mix with the Sesame Peanut Dressing.

For the Dressing

  1. Whisk collectively all components in a small bowl or in a mason jar and refrigerate till prepared to make use of.



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