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Broccoli and blue cheese salad

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  • Egg free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • No added sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • High in dietary fibre
  • High in protein
  • 2 serves veg or fruit

Add a bright burst of colour and flavour to a blue cheese salad with lemony broccoli. 

  • Serves4
  • Cook time20 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Broccoli and blue cheese salad


  • 1 large head broccoli, coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 Coles Bakery Stone Baked by Laurent Ciabatta Loaf*, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup (50g) unsalted cashews, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) buttermilk
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 tbs chopped chives
  • 150g blue cheese, crumbled
  • 60g pkt Coles Australian Baby Rocket

Nutritional information

Per serve: Energy: 1980kJ/474 Cals (23%), Protein: 18g (36%), Fat: 33g (47%), Sat Fat: 11g (46%), Sodium: 656mg (33%), Carb: 23g (7%), Sugar: 2g (2%), Dietary Fibre: 6g (20%).

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Combine the broccoli, garlic, lemon rind and 2 tbs oil in a bowl. Season. Arrange on a large baking tray and roast for 15 mins. Add the bread and cashew and roast for a further 5 mins or until broccoli is tender and bread is toasted. 

  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, place the buttermilk, lemon juice, chives, one-third of the blue cheese and the remaining oil in a blender and blend until smooth. 

  3. Step 3

    Arrange the broccoli mixture on a serving platter. Add the rocket and gently toss to combine. Drizzle with dressing and top with the remaining blue cheese to serve. 

Recipe tip

Use it up

Use any leftover buttermilk and blue cheese to make our Spicy Wings with Blue Cheese Sauce.  

Switch it
If you already have some sourdough or crusty bread at home, use it instead of the ciabatta.

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