This salad, by The Kind Cook, is perfect for hot days! Serve it as a side with homemade pizza or take it as an offering to a BBQ. Just assemble it right before serving so that it is still super crunchy.

Chili, Mint, and Bean Shoot Salad [Vegan]

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Serves

4

Cooking Time

10

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Ingredients

For the Salad 
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and very finely sliced
  • 2 cups of fresh bean shoots
  • 2 red capsicum, core removed and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup of fresh mint leaves, washed
  • 2 long red chillies, seeded and very finely sliced
For the Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons of vegan fish sauce
  • ½ tablespoon of minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of pure maple syrup
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Preparation

  1. Place all the salad ingredients into a large bowl.
  2. Whisk all the dressing ingredients together and add to the bowl with the salad. Mix everything well to combine and serve immediately.
   

Notes

This recipe makes enough for 4 side serves. You can purchase vegetarian fish sauce from vegan grocery stores, online, and from some Asian grocers. Otherwise, simply replace it with 2 tablespoons of organic tamari or soy.

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