Forbidden Rice & Kimchi Salad with Ginger Almond Dressing

Author: Sarah Cobacho

Published: July 1, 2023

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Forbidden Rice Kimchi Edamame Salad in Meal Prep Containers

This easy-to-make meal prep salad is a great choice if you’re looking to improve your gut health. With over 10 unique plants, 14g of fiber, and a serving of fermented food (kimchi), it’s a real feast for your microbiome! And did we mention it’s absolutely delicious? The creamy almond ginger dressing complements the fresh veggies perfectly, offering a delightful combination of textures and flavors. You’ve got to try this one out! ????

Forbidden Rice Kimchi Edamame Salad in Meal Prep Containers

Forbidden Rice & Kimchi Salad with Ginger Almond Dressing (Meal Prep)

5 from 2 votes
This easy-to-make meal prep salad is a great choice if you're looking to improve your gut health. With over 10 unique plants, 14g of fiber, and a serving of fermented food (kimchi), it's a real feast for your microbiome!
Sarah Cobacho (plantbaes.com)
Prep Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour

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Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups shelled edamame, thawed
  • 2 cups cooked black rice (approx. 2/3 cup uncooked)
  • 4 cups shredded red cabbage
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 cucumber, diced large
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 4 tbsp kimchi
  • 4 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 avocado, diced (optional)

Ginger Almond Dressing

  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp tamari sauce
  • ½ tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar

Instructions

  • Blend all the ingredients for the dressing until smooth.
  • In a bowl, massage the shredded cabbage with lime juice and a pinch of salt.
  • Layer your meal prep container, starting with the dressing at the bottom. Follow this with the edamame, black rice, massaged cabbage, cucumber, cilantro, scallions, and kimchi.
  • When ready to eat, give the container a good shake to distribute the dressing. Top with diced avocado and sesame seeds, then dig in and enjoy!

Per Serving

Calories 480kcalCarbohydrates 56gProtein 24gFat 21gSodium 230mgFiber 14gVitamin A 100IUVitamin C 61mgCalcium 174mgIron 5mg
COURSE Salad
CUISINE Asian-Inspired
KEYWORDS Healthy, Meal Prep, Vegetarian
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