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Raw Broccoli Stalk Salad with Feta Cheese

This raw Broccoli Stalk Salad has just 4 ingredients and is ready in minutes. Don't just eat the florets. We'll show you how to eat the broccoli stems too in this quick and easy recipe.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 79kcal


  • 1 head of broccoli generally 3 stalks to yield about 3 cups of ribbons
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese leave off for vegan version


  • To prepare broccoli ribbons, cut florets from stalks so that you end up with a log shaped stalk. (Set aside florets for another use.)
  • Cut log in half (and then cut the halves in half.)
  • Lay cut logs on a cutting board with the smooth side up and use a vegetable peeler to make "ribbons" stopping before you get to the tough outer layer.
  • Place broccoli ribbons in serving bowl and toss with olive oil and lime juice. 
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Top with feta cheese, if using


Adapted from Epicurious.


Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 215mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 465IU | Vitamin C: 61.5mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 0.6mg