Broccoli is another member of the Brassica family that is nutrient dense. Broccoli slaw can be an easy and quick way to put together a hearty slaw without too much vegetable prep. Look for it in the produce section of the grocery store with other pre-bagged produce.
Per cup, broccoli slaw contains 3 g fiber, 2g protein, 40mg Calcium, 0.74 mg Iron,
134 micrograms Vitamin B-6, 60 microgram Folate, and 78.3 mg Vitamin C.
- 1 bag broccoli slaw
- 1 bunch scallions
- ¼ cup sunflower seeds
- 2 T sugar OR 4 pitted dates
- 2 T olive oil
- 1/3 cup cider vinegar
- 1 t Dijon mustard
- ½ t salt
- Pepper to taste
Whisk dressing ingredients together (if using dates combine in narrow pint mason jar and blend with a blender) and toss with broccoli slaw, scallions, and sunflower seeds.
- Add more sliced/diced red cabbage for color if you want.
- Add some thawed frozen peas for an added protein and healthy complex carbohydrate boost.
- For those who like canned tuna, this salad goes well with plain tuna on the side for a complete, yet quick meal.