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Spicy Asian Salad

This protein, calcium and iron packed salad is filling and delicious.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Dish, Salad
Cuisine Asian, Plant-based, Vegan
Servings 3 people


  • 12 cups arugula
  • 12 basil leaves sliced thin
  • 1 cup diced bell pepper
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked and cooled
  • 4 Mandarin oranges peeled and sectioned
  • 1 batch Best Crispy Tofu in notes below
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds or ½ cup sweet and spicy nuts, in notes below
  • 1 cup Asian Peanut Sauce link to recipe in notes below


  • In a large serving bowl, combine the arugula, basil, bell pepper, onion and quinoa.
  • Either toss in the remaining ingredients or use the orange segments, and sesame seeds spiced nuts/seeds as garnish and then drizzle the peanut sauce on top.


Asian Peanut Sauce - The Asian Peanut Sauce recipe makes 4 cups of sauce. So, you will only need to prepare 1/4 of the recipe to obtain the correct amount for this recipe. Alternatively,  make the whole recipe and keep the extra sauce in the fridge for up tp 5 days for future use.
Best Crispy Tofu
Sweet and Spicy Nuts
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