Make this side dish a staple for better gut health. The cabbage contains glutamine, which is great for improving your gut health because it can help intestinal permeability (i.e. leaky gut), and the miso paste in the dressing is packed with probiotics. This recipe is inspired by @sarahwraggewellness!
1 medium head Napa cabbage, shredded
2-3 medium carrots, peeled into thin ribbons
5 radishes, thinly sliced
3 scallions, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced on the diagonal
⅓ cup toasted, unsalted sunflower seeds (plus more for topping)
For the Miso Lime Dressing:
2 tbsp white miso
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp honey
½ cup avocado or coconut oil mayonnaise (sub: olive oil)
Combine vegetables in a large salad bowl. Add half the dressing and toss well to coat. Taste and add more dressing as desired. (I tend to err on the side of less dressing.) Add sunflower seeds and toss once more. Top with an additional sprinkling of sunflower seeds and serve.
For the dressing, whisk together miso, lime juice, and honey until dissolved. Add mayonnaise and whisk again until well combined.