Our Sesame Salad recipe is sweet, crunchy and satisfying for any meal. Leave as is for vegetarian, or add chicken for more protein!

If you are like us, we are always looking for tasty new recipes, this recipe is a true winner because it is easy, tasty and nutritious. By using a FODY salad dressing, the recipe becomes FODMAP friendly, if you do not know what FODMAPs are, they are a new concept to many people. FODMAPs are an acronym for “Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides And Polyols”. They are short chain carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed in the intestines and give some people a great deal of gas and bloating so they follow a low FODMAP diet for a period of time to “reset” their digestive tract.

To find out more before you start following a low FODMAP diet, take a look at this blog.

These are some of the foods to avoid on low FODMAP diet.

Grains: wheat, rye, barley
Fruit: apples and pears
Vegetables: onions (except for green part of spring onions which can impart flavor to dishes)
Diary: milk and milk products
Sweeteners: Agave, high fructose corn syrup, honey, all polyols/sugar alcohols

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Crunchy Sesame Salad

Course: Appetizers and Snacks, Main Dish, Salad
Condition: Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dairy Free, Diabetes, Gluten Free, Low FODMAP, PCOS, Vegetarian
Servings: 1 serving


  • 2 cups lettuce romaine
  • 1/2 cup cabbage
  • 1/2 cup edamame shelled, steamed
  • 1/2 cup mandarin oranges canned, drained
  • 2 Tbsp almonds
  • 2 Tbsp sesame salad dressing like FODY Sesame Ginger
  • toppings sesame seeds, sliced green onion (green part only)


  • Layer ingredients in a bowl and drizzle with 2 Tbsp dressing. Sprinkle with sesame seeds or sliced green onion if desired.


Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 29g | Sodium: 346mg | Potassium: 1031mg | Fiber: 11g

Please try this Sesame Salad recipe and let us know what you think of it in the comments section below.

Klara Knezevic is a registered dietitian nutritionist based in Maryland. She has over a decade of experience in the nutrition field and currently serves as the CEO and co-owner of Rebecca Bitzer and Associates, one of the largest nutrition private practices in the country. Klara is passionate about sharing practical nutrition tips to help you feel confident in the choices that you make. Coauthor ofCooking with Food Sensitivities Survival GuideandNourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating.