Summer Sea Salad with Mint Dressing

  • 1/2 cup arame, soaked
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large red onion, minced
  • 2 ears fresh corn, kernels removed from the cob
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and deseeded, diced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 7-8 fresh mint leaves, minced
  • 3 tbsp. flax oil
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup or other sweetener
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

In a pot bring two cups water to a boil.  Add drained arame to the boiling water.  Cover and reduce heat to medium for 15 minutes.  Remove arame and let drain.  In a large bowl mix red onion, corn, cucumber, red pepper and cooked arame.  Whisk together flax oil, lemon juice and zest, minced mint leaves, maple syrup, sea salt and black pepper.  Pour dressing on top and marinate for 25-30 minutes.