Broccoli Chopped Salad with Cilantro & Lime
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A simple and delicious chopped salad made with broccoli, lime and cilantro!
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Serves: 4 side-dish servings
  • 4 medium broccoli crowns (about 1.25 lbs) cut into small florets and small tender stem pieces
  • 2 medium limes
  • 1 and ½ tablespoons vegetable oil (I used avocado oil)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 gren onions, very thinly sliced crosswise (green and white parts)
  • fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  1. Steam the broccoli in a steamer for 1 to 2 minutes until slightly tender and bright green. Transfer to a medium bowl and cool in the refrigerator.
  2. Meanwhile, grate 1-1/2 teaspoons of lime zest from the limes and squeeze 2 tablespoons of lime juice.
  3. Add the oil, lime zest and lime juice to cooled broccoli; toos to coat and season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss in the cilantro and green onions.
Storage: Store any leftover salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Variation: Add a 15 ounce can of drained, rinsed black beans to the salad to make it main0dish worthy.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼ of salad Calories: 95 Fat: 5.8 g Saturated fat: 0.8 g Carbohydrates: 8.5 g Sugar: 2.7 g Sodium: 41 mg Fiber: 5 g Protein: 4.9 g Cholesterol: 0 mg
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