Broccoli Stalk Salad Recipe

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Photo by Clay McLachlan
Put those tender, leftover broccoli stalks to use!
15 min PREP TIME
2 servings SERVINGS


  • Leaves and stalks from 1 bunch broccoli (about 3 stalks)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cotija or feta cheese


  • Place broccoli stalks on cutting board, then use sharp vegetable peeler to shave into paper-thin strips.
  • Place shaved broccoli and leaves in medium bowl and toss with remaining ingredients. For helpful whole plant tips visit: Eat the Whole Plant

While waiting for a main course to finish cooking, you can make this simple salad with the remnants of a bunch of broccoli. Or, integrate shaved broccoli, which is sweet, mild and tender, into your favorite salads and slaws.

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