Sunday, March 18, 2012

Zingy Veg Broccoli Salad

This recipe makes a bowl of

Zingy Veg Broccoli Salad

I purchased from a supermarket produce section the

Veg Ingredients:


Carrots (organic)

Lemon (organic)



Nuts and berries:

Pecans, dried cranberries

Technique and measure:

2 broccoli crowns, rinsed, florets cut from stems (2 cups)
2 large carrots, scraped and sliced/chopped (1/2 cup)
Lemon juice fresh from one lemon (1/4 cup)
1 Tablespoon honey (or maple syrup)
2 T pecans
2 T dried cranberries (or omit and add extra pecans)

Steam broc and carrots light green and orange in a steamer basket, or in a rice steamer, or microwave.  Place the sliced carrots in the bottom of the basket so they will get the most steam, followed by the broccoli.
Mix lemon and honey.
Place the lightly steamed veg in a bowl.
Top with pecans and cranberries.
Then drizzle with honey and lemon.

This recipe makes two large servings at about
260 calories, 5.5 g protein, and 8 g fiber each.

No comments:

Post a Comment