Cauliflower and Broccoli Slaw

  February 22, 2013  |    Appetizer

Cauliflower and broccoli are two of the most well known veggies around, but they are also a few of the ones that people find the most boring! But that’s because people tend to cook broccoli and cauliflower the same way time and time again. Read on and you’ll never think of these nutrition powerhouses as boring again.

 

 

Psst… looking for more healthy recipes?  Please feel free to search this site!  And here are a few to try:

 

Creamy Cauliflower Mac ‘n Cheese

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We happen to love the cruciferous veggies when they are cooked to perfection, and we think you will too! Both veggies have ample amounts of Vitamin K and Vitamin C; which help with our bone health as well as our energy.

Cooking with these veggies doesn’t have to be your typical steamed side dish which may be what has left you bored. Instead, try what we do– we like to spice it up! Try this Broccoli and Cauliflower Slaw—the kids will love it too!

Broccoli and Cauliflower Slaw
Serves: 4

Ingredients
– 1/2 bunch of broccoli, cut into thin slivers
-1/2 head of cauliflower, cut into thin slivers
– 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
– 1 cup of shredded carrots
– 1-1/2 tablespoon of sugar
– 1 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
– 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
– 2 teaspoon of lemon juice
– Ground pepper to taste

Directions

Mix together broccoli, cauliflower, onions, and carrots in a large bowl. Whisk in the sugar, vinegar, mustard, and lemon juice. Slowly mix in the oil until well combined. Add pepper to taste and enjoy!

 

 

Cauliflower and Broccoli Slaw
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • - ½ bunch of broccoli, cut into thin slivers
  • - ½ head of cauliflower, cut into thin slivers
  • - ¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • - 1 cup of shredded carrots
  • - 1-1/2 tablespoon of sugar
  • - 1 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • - 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • - 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • - 2 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • - Ground pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Mix together broccoli, cauliflower, onions, and carrots in a large bowl. Whisk in the sugar, vinegar, mustard, and lemon juice. Slowly mix in the oil until well combined. Add pepper to taste and enjoy!

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