Shaved Broccoli Stalk Salad with Lime

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr  

"One of the few vegetables my kids will eat is broccoli," Duggan says, "so I found new ways to use it." Sodium reflects 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt.

Yield: Serves 2 (serving size: 1 cup)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 143
  • Fat: 11.2g
  • Saturated fat: 3.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 6.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.2g
  • Fiber: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 17mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 360mg
  • Calcium: 149mg


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


  1. 1. Place the broccoli batons flat on a cutting board, then use a sharp vegetable peeler to shave the broccoli into paper-thin strips.
  2. 2. Place the shaved broccoli and leaves in a medium bowl and toss with the olive oil, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Gently fold in the cheese and serve immediately.
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