wakame & vegetables salad
- Serves: 4
- Calories: 72 kcal
- Total Time: 15 m
- Prep: 10 m
- Cook: 5 m
- Japanese: Wakame to yasai no sarada
- 2 teaspoons dried wakame
- 1 tomato
- 4 ounces lettuce
- 1 cucumber
- 2 cups water
- croutons (optional)
- 2 tablespoons ponzu soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
Pour the water into a bowl and soak the wakame for 5 to 20 minutes until desired softness. Drain. If using whole type wakame, cut into 1/4 in. pieces.
Squeeze the water from the wakame with your hands.
Tear off the lettuce into bite-size pieces and slice the cucumber diagonally. Mix the wakame, lettuce and cucumber in a bowl.
Slice the tomato and cut in half. Place over the wakame mixture.
To make the dressing, mix the ponzu soy sauce and olive oil in a small bowl and pour over the salad. If you desire, sprinkle with croutons.
The combination of wakame and vegetables makes the healthiest salad possible.
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