An Asian salad of seared steak, red bell peppers, carrots, papaya, cabbage, fresh mint, cilantro, and sesame oil delivers antioxidants in every bite. In this nutritious salad, papaya, red bell pepper, and cabbage provide vitamins A and C, while carrots contribute large amounts of beta-carotene. Cilantro and mint supply flavonoids, and peanuts add vitamin E and selenium, all potent antioxidants.
While many traditional coleslaws contain sugar, this one gets its subtle sweetness from honey, apple, and raisins. Cruciferous vegetables, such as cabbage, may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and several cancers.
These juicy dumplings are easy to make. When cooking for a crowd, Eunsook Pai sears the dumplings a couple of hours in advance and then steams them just before serving. Although she makes her dumpling wrappers from scratch, store-bought ones also do the trick.