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Napa Cabbage and Fennel Slaw with Ginger Citrus Dressing

  • Author: Misfits Market



Salad Base

  • 3 cups Napa cabbage, finely sliced or shredded
  • 1 cup fennel, finely sliced
  • 1 Cara Cara, navel, or blood orange, segmented
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced 
  • 1 watermelon radish, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup unsalted peanuts, roasted
  • Fennel fronds, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional)   


Ginger Orange Sesame Dressing

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon or Zest of one orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. For the salad: combine cabbage, fennel, orange, radish, carrots and peanuts. Toss. 
  2. For the dressing: whisk together oil, orange juice, vinegar, ginger, sugar, zest. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour over the salad and mix thoroughly. Serve immediately. You will have some dressing leftover to use for another day. Store in the refrigerator in a jar with a lid.