Red Cabbage-Asparagus Salad with Tahini Dressing


Crispy, colorful, tangy and delicious. This salad is quick to throw together and is super healthy!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
3 mins
Total Time:
33 mins
4 servings


  • 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed

  • 2 tablespoons tahini

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 clove minced garlic

  • white sugar to taste

  • ¾ pound thinly sliced red cabbage

  • 2 radishes, thinly sliced

  • 2 green onions, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta

  • ¼ cup toasted pine nuts

  • 2 sprigs dill, chopped


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Blanch asparagus until just tender, drain, and immediately plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process. When the asparagus is cold, drain and slice on the diagonal into 1-inch pieces.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together tahini, water, lemon juice, and garlic. Stir in sugar to taste.

  3. Toss together asparagus, red cabbage, radishes, green onions, feta, pine nuts, and dill in a large bowl. Pour in tahini dressing and mix to combine.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

161 Calories
10g Fat
16g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 161
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 61mg 305%
Calcium 132mg 10%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 563mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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