Broccoli Slaw with Citrus Dressing

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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
  • Instructions

  • 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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