FOR THE BUTTER
- 1 tbs of pure Canadian maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
- 3 tbs of olive oil
- 1/2 cup of peanuts
- 1 tbs of hot water
- 1 tbs of soy sauce
FOR THE SALAD
- 1 head of broccoli
- 3/4 cup of peanuts
- 3/4 cup edamame beans
- Sprinkle of black sesame seeds to garnish
TO MAKE THE MAPLE NUT BUTTER
- Gently pan-fry the peanuts until golden brown
- Add to a food processor with olive oil, maple syrup, hot water and soy sauce and blitz until smooth
TO MAKE THE SALAD
- Cut the broccoli into small florets and steam until tender
- Steam the edamame beans by boiling an inch of water in a pan and placing them in a steaming basket. Cover the pot with a lid and cook until tender
- Drain the steamed edamame beans and add to a salad bowl and dress with the nut butter
- Toast some extra peanuts and sprinkle them over your greens along with some black sesame seeds
Chef’s tip: If you don’t have a steaming basket, a sieve or colander can also work just as well for the edamame!
A tasty vegan salad packed full of flavour and essential nutrients. The rich maple nut butter adds flavour as well as extra protein to help with muscle repair after exercise, it’s the perfect recipe to fuel your workouts.
The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.
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