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Broccoli & Apple Slaw with Chia Seeds | Right 4 All Types

Aug 18th, 2022 by Blood Type Diet

A personalized diet means indulging in favorites throughout the year that are actually super-beneficial for you. We love this broccoli & apple slaw with a tangy mustard dressing. Pairs great with our BBQ recipes; BBQ Lamb recipe for Types O, B and AB, or our BBQ Chicken Thighs recipe for Types A and O. Find more nourishing recipes like this in Dr. Peter D’Adamo’s Eat Right 4 Your Type Personalized Cookbooks.

Serves 2

Ingredients for the slaw:

  • 1 medium broccoli head, stem and florets separated
  • 1 red apple*
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • The zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup cilantro or cilantro sprouts
  • 1 tbsp sea salt

*Apples are an Avoid for Type O non-secretor, substitute pears.

Ingredients for the dressing:

Yields about 1-1½ cups of sauce, use as much as needed and keep refrigerated up to a week.

  • 1 tbsp mustard powder + 1 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh apple juice*
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp salt

*Apple juice is an Avoid for Type O non-secretor, use pear juice.

Instructions for the dressing:

  1. In a small bowl, prepare the mustard by mixing the mustard powder and water into a paste.
  2. Whisk in the olive oil, juice, garlic clove and salt and mix until combined.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning to your preference. If desired, loosen the dressing with a little more olive oil.
  4. Reserve in a container, and refrigerate if needed for up to a week.

Instructions for the slaw:

  1. Grate or chop the broccoli stem into matchsticks. Reserve half of the florets and refrigerate the second half for use in another recipe.
  2. Core and quarter the apple or pear, slice thinly and mix in a bowl with the lemon zest and juice to avoid browning.
  3. Transfer the broccoli, fruit and lemon juice mixture and cilantro in a large bowl, add the dressing and mix well. Sprinkle the chia seeds over the slaw. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 

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This post originally appeared in July, 2020.

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