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Broccoli and Orange Salad

Broccoli and Orange Salad

Broccoli and Orange Salad

Serves: 6

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 5 minutes



2 broccoli heads, cut into pieces
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
1 orange, peeled and cut into chunks
Grated zest and juice of one orange
2 tablespoons sundried tomatoes, finely diced
3 tablespoons white vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste


Steam broccoli in a covered pot for 3 minutes

Remove from the pot and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Place in bowl and chill in the refrigerator while you make the rest of the salad

In another medium bowl, combine sunflower seeds, orange chunks, orange zest and juice, sundried tomatoes, vinegar, sugar and olive oil

Stir well, let stand for 10 minutes to allow flavours to combine

Just before serving, gently stir the orange- sunflower seed mixture into the broccoli

Season to taste, and serve immediately