Cabbage and Carrot Salad with Peanut Sauce

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Cabbage and Carrot Salad with Peanut Sauce-this salad is fresh, healthy, colorful and most importantly delicious! 

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Today we are sharing another meatless recipe from Better Homes and Gardens. Salads are a staple in our home. I could eat a salad every day for dinner or lunch. In fact, I often do. Salad is a chance to let your inner child loose and explore new ingredients. The sky is the limit with greens and toppings. This Cabbage and Carrot Salad with Peanut Sauce is loaded with some really great flavor combinations.

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I made two simple changes to BHG’s recipe. I used vegetable broth instead of chicken broth for the peanut sauce. I also added bell peppers to the salad.  I always try to sneak more veggies into my salads!

Substituting the chicken broth for the veggie makes this a great vegetarian option. The dressing perfectly coasts the fresh veggies and will leaving you savoring every last crunchy bite.

Adding the bell peppers was an easy addition to the salad. Just a thin slice of the pepper and a toss with the other ingredients and you have instantly added more flavor, color and crunch!

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This salad is packed full of flavor with great colors and texture, and the peanut sauce sends it right over the edge!  The best part is that it takes no time to make at all. 7 minutes of prep and you can start enjoying every bite! Easy to make, beautiful, and delicious; sounds like a win win to me!

For the complete recipe, head on over to BHG’s blog, Delish Dish. Enjoy!

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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. To view the recipe via the bhg link, you must click on (or tap if using tablet/phone) “Delish Dish”. Then the recipe will appear!

  2. Not sure if my last comment was clear. After tapping “delish dish” on two peas and their pod’s page to go to the bhg page, there is another “Delish Dish” to tap. THEN the recipe comes up. =) It is a little confusing because the “Delish Dish” on the bhg page is inside a rectangular heading box at the top of the page and does not look like a link. I hope this helps those of you who couldn’t open the recipe.

  3. This is a Thai Grass Noodles Salad. The picture of this salad looks good, but still can’t get the recipe!!

  4. Beautiful colours! Feeding the eyes as well as the stomach. This would be a great end of summer dinner here while the days are still warm, and the leftovers would make my lunchbox bright and delicious!

    1. The full recipe is on the Delish Dish. Please click the link in the post. On all of our recipes, we have a print function. Click the print button on the recipe.