Spinach and Savoy Cabbage Slaw with Roasted Beets and Sesame Vinaigrette

Prep time: 20 minutes
Makes 6 servings


4 tbsp (60 mL) seasoned rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp (30 mL) sesame oil
2 tsp (10 mL) soy sauce
1 tsp (5 mL) hot pepper jelly, melted
1 tsp (5 mL) ginger, finely minced
1 tsp (5 mL) garlic, minced
4 cups (1 L) savoy cabbage, cored and shredded, about a 1/2 head
3 cups (750 mL) baby spinach
4 green onions, finely sliced
2 tbsp (30 mL) toasted sesame seeds
4 medium roasted beets
2 tbsp (30mL) crumbled blue cheese


1. Whisk together vinegar, oil, soy sauce, hot pepper jelly, ginger and garlic. Toss with shredded cabbage, spinach, green onions and sesame seeds.

2. Cut roasted beets into wedges and gently toss with salad. Sprinkle blue cheese over and serve immediately.

Tip: To roast beets, wrap together in foil and bake at 425°F (220°C) for 1 hour or until tender when tested with the tip of a knife. If you are running low on time, use store-bought pickled beets.

Sources: www.newscanada.com and California Leafy Greens.