Broccoli Salad with Spicy Vinaigrette

Broccoli Salad with Spicy Vinaigrette

This salad is made from uncooked broccoli tossed with a garlic, sesame, chilli and cumin seed vinaigrette mixed with extra-virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar. The acid cooks the florets a little as ceviche does with fish. After an hour, the broccoli softens as if blanched, turning bright emerald green and soaking up the intense flavours of the dressing.

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Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli slaw is a variation of traditional coleslaw with shredded raw broccoli stalks substituted for cabbage. It may also contain mayonnaise, carrots, vinegar or lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper. It is commonly served at potlucks or “covered dish” parties. It is also called broccoli cole slaw or broccoli slaw salad.

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