Zucchini "noodles" topped with sesame and miso dressing are from Kris Carr's book "Crazy Sexy Diet."
IngredientsFor the Asian Dressing (Makes 1 ½ cups)
1” piece gingerroot
1 cup olive oil (or flax oil)
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
Juice of 1 lime
¼ cup mellow white miso
6 dates, pitted, or ¼ cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons nama shoyu
1/3 cup water
Blend all ingredients on high till creamy and emulsified.
For The Noodles
1 large or 2 small zucchini, spiralized or sliced with a vegetable peeler
½ red pepper, cut into matchsticks
½ carrot, cut into matchsticks
¼ large or ½ small cucumber, grated and peeled into long strips
Scallions or green onion to garnish
Nutrition Facts(Serves 1-2)
DirectionsPrepare and mix together all the vegetables (save the scallions or green onion). Toss them with ¼ cup dressing, adding more if necessary, and then sprinkle with scallions. Sugar snaps, shiitake mushrooms, snow pea shoots, or mung bean sprouts would also be a great addition to the noodles.