If you're looking to incorporate more sea vegetables into your diet (and you should because they're so good for you!), this is a great place to start! Chewy ribbons of seaweed are coated in a sesame ginger dressing that's so flavorful, you'll want to lick the bowl!

Seaweed Salad With Toasted Sesame Dressing [Vegan]





  • 1 ounce dry seaweed
  • Cold water
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, grated or minced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled into long strips
  • Sliced cucumbers
  • Scallions, for garnish
  • Toasted sesame seeds


  1. Put the dry seaweed in a bowl and cover with cold water. Let sit for 5-10 minutes, depending how tender you want it. Drain the water and squeeze out any excess liquid. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the rice vinegar, soy sauce, agave, sesame oil, garlic and ginger. Mix well and taste for seasoning adjustments. Toss the seaweed with part of the dressing.
  3. On a platter, arrange the carrot curls and cucumbers. Top with the seaweed salad. Add more dressing as desired. Garnish with scallions and toasted sesame seeds.

    Nutritional Information

    Total Calories: 400 | Total Carbs: 58 g | Total Fat: 20 g | Total Protein: 23 g | Total Sodium: 2,674 mg | Total Sugar: 13 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.