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Julia's Broccoli Stem Salad

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Photo attribution: Anna Ng, MS, RD
Ready In: 15 minutes
Serves: 4
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVegetarian

Rescue your broccoli stems from the scrap pile to make this simple side dish! 

What you'll need

Measuring spoons
Cutting board
Sharp knife
Small bowl or jar
Medium bowl
Cutting board
Large bowl
Tongs or 2 large spoons


Serves 4
1 1/2 tablespoons Lime Juice
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Honey
1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
of Salt to taste
3 stalks Broccoli roughly chopped
1 Avocado cubed
1 Bell Pepper chopped
3 stalks Cilantro roughly chopped

Video Directions



Step 1 picture

In a small bowl or jar, mix the lime juice, oil, honey and crushed red pepper together. Set aside.


Step 2 picture

In a large bowl, combine chopped broccoli stems, avocado, bell pepper, and cilantro.  


Step 3 picture

Pour dressing over salad and mix well.


Refrigerate for approximately 30 minutes or enjoy immediately!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 cup

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 g12%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Sodium 164 mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 14 g5%
Dietary Fiber 7 g25%
Protein 4 g

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

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