Shaved Broccoli Stalk Salad with Lime and Cotija

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Shaved Broccoli Stalk Salad with Lime and Cotija Recipe

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Shaved Broccoli Stalk Salad with Lime and Cotija

Recipe adapted from Root to Stalk Cooking, Tara Duggan (Ten Speed Press)

Yield: 2 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


3 broccoli stalks with leaves (florets removed and saved for another time)

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1½ teaspoons fresh lime juice

½ teaspoon kosher salt

¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

¼ cup crumbled cotija or feta cheese


1. Separate the broccoli leaves from the stalks and set aside. Trim the base of each stalk and then use a chef's knife to trim the skin from the stalk, creating a long, skinless baton. Lay the baton flat on the cutting board and use a vegetable peeler to shave the baton into thin ribbons.

2. To a medium bowl add the shaved broccoli, broccoli leaves, olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper. Toss to combine, add the cotija and stir to incorporate. Serve immediately.

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