Raw Broccoli Salad

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pound (about 2 heads) – raw broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup – red onions, diced
  • 1/2 cup – raisins
  • 1/2 cup – raw sunflower or pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup – raw tahini
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons – red wine or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons – date syrup OR 2 dates
  • 1 clove – raw garlic
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Preparation

  • Chop the broccoli florets into small, bite-sized pieces.
  • In a large bowl combine the broccoli, red onion, and raisins.
  • Blend the tahini, vinegar, dates, garlic, and black pepper until smooth. You may add 2 tablespoons of water to thin out the dressing, if desired.
  • Pour the dressing over the broccoli, onions, and raisins, and toss well. Let the salad marinate for at least an hour.
  • Just before serving, stir in the sunflower or pumpkin seeds.

Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for several days.