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Mixed Greens & Cucumber Wakame Salad

Mixed Greens & Cucumber Wakame Salad

Dark green leaves of the sea are loaded with such a broad spectrum of nutrients that are not readily available from land vegetables. One of the most delicious ways to introduce sea vegetables into your diet is to create tasty dressings. The variety of vegetables and the light citrus-y dressing make this wakame salad flavourful and easy for people to warm up to.

Serves 4

Ingredients

Method

  1. Drain and squeeze water from the wakame.
  2. Combine the wakame, cucumber, radishes, bell pepper, and spring onions in a mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk together the vinegars, citrus juices tamari and mirin in a small bowl adjust the seasonings to your taste.
  4. Stir dressing into vegetable mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Set aside to marinate for at least one hour before serving to allow flavours to develop.
  6. Arrange the mixed salad greens on a plate and spoon the marinade vegetable mixture over the top.

Chef

Marlene Watson-Tara

For over 30 years Marlene has been actively teaching all aspects of health and wellness. Her dietary advice draws from the fields of macrobiotic nutrition, her studies in Traditional Chinese medicine and common sense. Her favourite saying is 'If you don't look after your body, then where are you going to live'.

Her new book "Macrobiotic for All Seasons" is available on her website:

www.marlenewatsontara.com