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  • Sesame Broccoli Salad

    Sesame Broccoli Salad

    Sesame Broccoli Salad

    Serves 6 – 8


    This healthy Sesame Broccoli Salad recipe is a crunchy & delicious antioxidant powerhouse touting 207% of your RDA for vitamin C, 129% of your vitamin K & 80 % of your vitamin A!


    What You’ll Need:

    Large Sauce Pan



    Measuring Cups & Spoons

    Large Kitchen Knife

    Micro Plane Grater

    Salad Bowl



    1 ½ Pounds Broccoli

    2 Teaspoons Sea Salt

    1 Red Pepper, Sliced

    1 Cup Carrot, Grated

    1 Cup Water Chestnuts, Sliced

    1 Tablespoon Sesame Seeds


    Dressing Ingredients:  (makes about 3/4 cup)

    2 Tbsp Honey Ginger Balsamic

    1 Tbsp Well-Stirred Tahini (Sesame Seed Butter)

    ½ Cup Sesame Oil

    2 Tbsp Vegetable Broth

    1 Tsp Garlic, Minced

    1 Tsp Sea Salt

    Fresh grated ginger root (about an inch or to personal taste)

    Shakes of Hot Sauce


    How to Put it Together:

    1) Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add 2 teaspoons sea salt. Boil broccoli for about 3 minutes until tender crisp. Transfer the pot from the stove to the sink; add cold cold water to the pot to stop the cooking. Strain the broccoli and give it one more cold water rinse. Pour the broccoli into a large salad bowl; place it in the fridge to cool.


    2) Into the blender, add the tahini, garlic, sea salt, rice vinegar, sesame oil, hot sauce and vegetable broth. Grate the fresh ginger root right into the blender; blend all the ingredients together until emulsified.


    3) Remove broccoli from the fridge, add it to the bowl. Add sliced red pepper, grated carrots, sliced water chestnuts and sesame seeds to the bowl; pour the dressing over the entirety of the bowl and toss well.


    4) Serve and enjoy!


    Nina’s Tasty Tip:

    Keep your ginger root in the freezer. It lasts for months with great flavor and is a lot easier to grate!


    248 Calories

    5 grams of Protein

    20 Grams of Total Carbohydrates

    3 Grams of Sugar

    4 Grams of Fiber

    18 Grams of Total Fat

    3 grams of Saturated Fat

    0 Grams of Trans Fat

    0 mg of Cholesterol

    156 mg of Sodium

    207% RDA Vitamin C

    129% RDA Vitamin K

    80% RDA Vitamin A

    31% RDA Manganese

    23% RDA Folate

    18% RDA Vitamin B6

    14% RDA Potassium

    12% RDA Magnesium

    12% RDA Phosphorus

    11% RDA Thiamin

    11% RDA Riboflavin

    11% RDA Copper

    • Glycemic load: 10

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