Massaged Broccoli Rabe Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Cranberries

Massaged Broccoli Rabe Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Cranberries
Massaged Broccoli Rabe Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Cranberries
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 5 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Raw broccoli rabe, once massaged with a lemony, garlicky dressing, transforms into a delicious salad green. Be prepared to get your hands dirty for this one—for best results, use your fingers to tear the leaves apart and rub the dressing into the leaves. Then, just toss in crisp celery, salty Parmesan, toasted sunflower seeds and sweet dried cranberries. Recipe yields 4 side salads.

    Ingredients

    • 2 bunches broccoli rabe (about 2 pounds)
    • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
    • ½ cup chopped celery (about 3 celery ribs)
    • ? cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • ¼ cup dried cranberries
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon lemon juice, to taste
    • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 large clove garlic, pressed or minced
    • ¼ teaspoon salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 565 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 36 g 54.88%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.58%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 17 mg 5.73%
    • Sodium: 1256 mg 52.33%
    • Calcium: 443 mg 44.28%
    • Potassium: 482 mg 13.77%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 37.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 38.13%
    • Sugar: 25 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 125.84%
    • Vitamin C 94.65%
    • Vitamin D 1.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total6 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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