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Crunchy Pad Thai Inspired Salad (vegan, gluten free, oil free)

  • Author: Remy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1-2 servings 1x
  • Category: main dishes
  • Diet: Vegan


Pad Thai Salad with crunchy radishes, carrots, cabbage and green papaya is dressing in a savory lime dressing for a refreshing vegan side.



  • 2 cups shredded purple cabbage
  • 34 mini cucumbers, julienned
  • 1 large carrot, julienned
  • 1/2 cup radicchio, chiffonaded
  • handful breakfast radishes, sliced thinly
  • 1 cup shredded green papaya (optional, but use if you can find)

pad thai inspired dressing

  • 1/2 fresh lime, juiced
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tsp vegan fish sauce
  • 2 tsp tamarind purée
  • 1 clove garlic, minced finely
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp cashew butter (optional)


  • fresh thai chili peppers
  • crushed roasted peanuts, to garnish
  • dried chili flakes, to garnish
  • green onions, to garnish


  1. Start by whisking together dressing ingredients in a large bowl. Adjust to taste and if using cashew butter, you may need to thin with 1-2 tbsp water.
  2. Add your sliced veg to the bowl and toss, using hands or tongs, to coat.
  3. Garnish with peanuts, chili flakes and green onion if desired.

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