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{Detox} Broccoli Bean Salad

Tender broccoli and creamy butter beans in a tangy, lemony dressing make for a simple, tasty detox meal.

Ingredients

  • 5-6 cups broccoli florets
  • 15- oz can drained and rinsed butter beans
  • 5 sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 minced clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice ~2 lemons
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Steam broccoli florets until just tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Once cool, chop and combine with butter beans, scallions and parsley.
  • In a bowl, combine garlic, mustard, honey, lemon zest and juice. Whisk in oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Drizzle broccoli mixture with dressing. Add more salt and pepper if it needs it.

Notes

Adapted from Whole Living.
Feel free to sub any bean (preferably a type of white bean) for the butter beans.

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