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Vegan Asian Broccoli Salad

Are you looking for a fun twist on broccoli salad? This Asian Broccoli Salad is the perfect combination of a mandarin orange salad and a classic broccoli salad. The broccoli is perfectly roasted, the dressing is delicious, and it makes for a super healthy meal prep salad for the week! Make it today!

Prep: 25 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 50 minutes
Fat 14 Carbs 22 Protein 5
Yield 8 1x

Ingredients

Asian Broccoli Salad

  • 6 cups chopped broccoli
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 11 oz. can Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Broccoli Salad Dressing

  • 1/2 cup soaked cashews
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF and spray a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray.
  2. Spread broccoli florets out on the baking sheet, drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until broccoli has browned (but not mushy).
  3. Next, place Mandarin oranges, raisins, red onion, slivered almonds, and sesame seeds into a large bowl and set aside.
  4. Prepare vegan broccoli salad dressing by placing all dressing ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend all ingredients together until smooth.* Set aside.
  5. Remove broccoli from the oven, let it cool, and then add broccoli to the rest of the salad ingredients and mix.
  6. Pour broccoli salad dressing over the broccoli salad and mix well. Make sure all broccoli salad ingredients are coated in dressing.
  7. Place in the refrigerator to chill. Enjoy!

Tips & Notes

*If dressing is too thick, add water by the tablespoon until it reaches the desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 Calories: 228 Sugar: 14 Fat: 14 Carbohydrates: 22 Fiber: 4 Protein: 5
Author: Linley RichterCategory: SaladMethod: OvenCuisine: American

Keywords: Broccoli Salad

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