Whole30 Asian Salad with Orange Tahini Dressing

This beautiful crunchy Whole30 Asian Salad with Orange-Ginger Tahini Dressing is (omg!) so good! Completely vegetarian, vegan, whole30, and gluten free, you will LOVE the bright flavors! It’s filled with fresh, delicious vegetables and sweet mandarins, then drizzled in the creamiest, most flavorful Orange-Ginger Tahini Dressing. You need this recipe in your life, trust me. Make it for your next spring or summer cookout as a healthy vegetarian side or make it an entree salad with some grilled chicken!

Eat the REAL FOOD rainbow! That’s what I’m all about, you guys. Enjoying all the beautiful foods nature has to offer is so important to me. Nourishing our bodies is such a privilege, and guess what? It can taste amazing, too!

I love veggies, like I seriously love them. Fun fact: I was a vegetarian for almost ten years and never once missed eating meat. I know it sounds kind of crazy looking at the way I eat now, but it’s totally true. Obviously I’ve incorporated a lot of animal protein into my diet since that time, but I still really enjoy eating plant-based meals. Whether you’re vegetarian, pescatarian, or just love a good salad, this Whole30 Asian Salad is for you!

Orange Tahini Salad Dressing

This Orange Ginger Tahini dressing is great because it’s super flavorful and versatile. It works on salads, wraps, as a dipping sauce for my favorite Feel Good Foods egg rolls — basically anything and everything!

Looking for more vegetarian goodness? Check out my amazing Roasted Broccoli recipe! And did you know you can get VEGETARIAN meals from Sunbasket? If you want to try it, you’ll get a discount through this link.

Whole30 Vegetarian Asian Salad with Ginger Tahini Dressing - Finished
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Asian Veggie Salad with Orange-Ginger Tahini Dressing⠀

Whole30, Paleo, Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

Orange Tahini Dressing

  • 1/4 cup tahini⠀
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos⠀
  • Juice of 1 orange⠀
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh grated ginger⠀
  • 1 clove garlic minced⠀
  • dash of hot sauce optional⠀
  • black pepper⠀ ⠀

Crunchy Rainbow Salad

  • 4 cups mixed greens⠀
  • 2 cups red cabbage shredded⠀
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots⠀
  • 1 cup snow peas⠀
  • 1/2 cup mandarin oranges⠀ be sure it’s 100% juice with no sugar added
  • 1/2 cup slivered raw almonds⠀
  • 1 green onion sliced⠀
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro⠀
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds⠀ ⠀

Instructions

Orange-Ginger Tahini Dressing

  1. In a small sauce pan, bring all ingredients to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Allow to reduce slightly, then remove from the heat and cool

Crunchy Asian Salad

  1. Prepare egg rolls according to directions on the package. Assemble salads by dividing each ingredient into four large bowls. Drizzle with Orange Tahini dressing, and serve with extra on the side for dipping the egg rolls!