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Korean Lettuce Salad Recipe

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  • Author: Chuck Underwood
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Category: Salads
  • Cuisine: Asian
  • Diet: Vegan


Whoever said that salads are BORING has never tried this Korean Lettuce Salad! The flavor of the gochugaru dressing is out of this world!


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The Greens

  • about 8 oz. of fresh lettuce, red, green, or romaine
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots

The Dressing

  • 2-3 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 Tbs low-sodium tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 1 Tbs rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbs maple syrup
  • 1 Tbs tahini
  • 1 Tbs toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbs gochugaru Korean chile flakes


  1. Rinse and completely dry your greens
  2. Tear greens into bite-sized pieces and place into a big salad bowl
  3. Add chopped scallions & carrots
  4. Whisk all of the dressing ingredients together and then pour into the salad
  5. Toss until everything is coated in the dressing and serve