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Steamed Vegetable Salad with Macadamia Nut Dressing


Serves 2

For the Dressing:

  • 3 Tbsp fresh citrus juice (any combination of lime, lemon and orange)
  • 1 tsp raw apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 4 fresh basil leaves, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of raw macadamia nuts, toasted and finely chopped
  • Course salt

For the salad:

  • 1/2 large fennel bulb, cored and cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 250 grams asparagus, trimmed
  • 250 grams green beans, trimmed
  • 250 grams small carrots


  1. Whisk dressing ingredients in a bowl and season with salt.
  2. Working in batches, steam the vegetables until crisp-tender. (2-4minutes)
  3. Halve steamed asparagus spears and carrots lengthwise. Arrange vegetables on a platter before seasoning with salt, drizzle with dressing.
  4. Garnish with some dill and parsley!

Per serving : 372 kcals, 27g fat (4g saturated) 0 mg chol, 30g carbs, 256mg sodium, 7g protein, 11g fiber.

Thanks Jen for the Recipe and Nutritional Breakdown :)

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