Ask Leah! The Ingles Dietitian

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Crunchy Roasted Broccoli & Peanut Salad Dressing

  • 2 tbsp. crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp. canola or peanut oil
  • 4 tsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger


  • 1lb. fresh (washed) or frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil (or peanut oil)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup crunchy chow mein noodles
  • 1/3 cup roughly chopped lightly salted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp. roughly chopped fresh cilantro (or chopped green onions - scallions)

1) Preheat oven to 425°F.

2) Cover baking sheet with aluminum foil and spread broccoli on top. (Note: if using frozen broccoli it is not necessary to totally thaw first).

3) Sprinkle with oil and black pepper. Roast for 20 min. Add in peanuts, mix, and roast for 5 more min.

4) Remove from oven, transfer to a large bowl, and add chow mein noodles.

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5) Toss with dressing, fresh cilantro and/or green onions.

Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian


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