Print Print Email Email Save
Log in to save this recipe!
Bookmark Bookmark Comment Comment

Shaved Broccoli Stalk Salad with Lime and Cotija Cheese

My YJ Recipes


shaved broccoli stalk salad
Make twice the food by saving your broccoli stalks to make this fresh and delicious salad.


Makes 2 servings.

Leaves and stalks from 1 bunch broccoli (about 3 stalks), cut into flat-sided batons
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup crumbled cotija or feta cheese


1. Place the broccoli batons flat on a cutting board, then use a sharp vegetable peeler to shave the broccoli into paper-thin strips.

2. Place the shaved broccoli and leaves in a medium bowl, and toss with the olive oil, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Gently fold in the cheese, and serve immediately.

Tip: Use fresh broccoli. To cut stalks, remove the leaves, trim the ends, and then remove the thick outer layer with four long knife cuts.

More: Learn about root-to-stalk cooking in Humble Root.

Recipe reprinted from Root-to-Stalk Cooking by Tara Duggan.
Print Print Email Email Save
Log in to save this recipe!
Bookmark Bookmark Rate it
Your rating: 
Rate it
Comment Comment

Subscribe to Yoga Journal Magazine

Reader Comments

Add a Comment »

Your Name:


Stay Connected with Us!

Yoga Journal Live events
ep14 YJ LIVE! Colorado
Estes Park, Colorado
Sep 14-21, 2014
florida YJ LIVE! Florida
Hollywood, FL
Nov 13-17, 2014

More Events

Join Yoga Journal's Benefits Plus
Liability insurance and benefits to support
teachers and studios.
Learn More
Get 2 FREE Trial Issues and 4 FREE GIFTS
Your subscription includes
Yoga for Neck & Shoulders • Yoga Remedies
Yoga for Headaches • Calm, Cool, Collected
YES! Please send me my FREE trial issues of Yoga Journal
and my 4 FREE downloadable Yoga Booklets.
Full Name:
Address 1:
Zip Code:
Address 2:
Email (required):
Free trial offer valid for US subscribers only. Canadian subscriptions | International subscriptions