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The Best Sesame Soy Broccoli Salad

Posted May 29, 2019 by Stephanie

When you’re trying to eat healthier but want something more substantial than a leafy green salad, broccoli salad is there for you. I love the crunch and heft of broccoli, especially when it’s cut up into bite size spoonable pieces.

Some people aren’t into raw broccoli, but I love it! I always go for the raw broccoli on those vegetable platters that seem to be at every potluck/party you go to.

This is a simple broccoli salad: you have the bulk of it, raw broccoli; crunchy red onions for a bit of acidity and raw crunch, craisins for sweetness, almonds for a nutty counter point; and a sweet and tangy soy-rice vinegar-sesame dressing.

Make it for dinner and eat it with a spoon. So satisfying.

The Best Sesame Soy Broccoli Salad | www.iamafoodblog.com

The Best Sesame Soy Broccoli Salad | www.iamafoodblog.com

Sesame Soy Broccoli Salad
serves 2-4


Dressing

  • 1 tablespoons soy
  • 1 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons neutral oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • pepper, to taste

Salad

  • 1 small head broccoli, about 3 cups chopped
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup craisins
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • sesame seeds, to finish

Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a large bowl, then add the remaining ingredients and toss well. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed. Sprinkle on some sesame seeds and enjoy!

3 Comments

  1. Sara says:

    This looks so good! I love that it’s raw and the flavors combine so well!

    1. Stephanie says:

      i love raw broccoli :)

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