Napa Cabbage Salad with Peanuts and Ginger

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins

Napa cabbage, a stellar lettuce stand-in, adds crunch and much-needed variety to salad.


  • 2 tablespoons rice-wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 piece fresh ginger (1 inch long), peeled and grated

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • coarse salt and ground pepper

  • ½ medium napa cabbage (about 1 pound), cored and cut into bite-size pieces

  • 1 red bell pepper (seeds and ribs removed), thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh, cilantro

  • ¼ cup chopped roasted peanuts


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, ginger, and oils until dressing is smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. In a large bowl, combine cabbage, bell pepper, cilantro, and peanuts. Add dressing to taste, and toss to combine. Serve.

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