Broccoli Stalk Salad

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Serves 6 Cook Time 40 minutes

3 tablespoons chopped fresh Thai basil
1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 red bird’s eye chile pepper, minced (or red serrano chile)
4 cups broccoli stalks (about 12 ounces) -Peeled and sliced into matchsticks
4 tablespoons fresh lime juice (divided 3 Tbsp and 1 Tbsp)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (divided 1/4 tsp and 1/4 tsp)
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cups gourmet salad greens
1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion


  1. Combine the the matchesticks with the first 4 ingredients and add 3 tablespoons of juice and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  2. Combine olive oil, 1 tablespoon juice, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add matchstick broccoli to the salad greens and onions; toss to coat.

Nutritional Info: Calories 40.2, Fat 2.5g, Carbohydrate 4.2g, Protein 1.9 g

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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