Broccoli Slaw with Citrus Dressing

In this lively healthy slaw, the delicious citrus dressing is soaked up in a colorful medley of healthy vegetables and fresh herbs. Serve this naturally gluten free slaw as a main or with fish, chicken or pork. In summer time, this salad is a winner at any barbecue get-together


1 bunch broccoli (about 1 pound), stems coarsely grated and heads coarsely chopped
2 cups coarsely grated green cabbage
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 small cucumber, peel and cut in half lengthwise, remove the seeds with a small spoon and slice thinly
3 green onions (spring onions), thinly sliced
2 carrots, coarsely grated
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
¼ cup chopped fresh basil
1 tbsp. black sesame seeds
Note: whenever possible use organic ingredients
½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 Tbsp. minced ginger (about 1-inch)
1 Tbsp. tamari sauce
1 Tbsp. sesame oil
1 tsp. freshly grated orange zest
2 tsp. pure maple syrup or agave nectar
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
Sea salt to taste


In a large bowl whisk together all the dressing ingredients
Add everything except the black sesame seeds and toss to combine
Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve
Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with black sesame seeds
Note: Slaw can be made up to 6 hours in advance when refrigerated

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