Vegan Recipes

Vegan Broccoli Salad

Vegan Broccoli Salad

Prepare yourself to embark on a culinary experience. It combines the goodness of plant-based ingredients and the unforgettable flavor of Vegan Broccoli Salad. It is nutritious and blends different flavors with a creamy texture. Vegan Brocolli Salad is the best recipe for winter weekends. It has all the readily available ingredients to be used in it. You just need to incorporate the ingredients, there is no need to cook to do anything else. Follow the ingredient list and the directions given below to make it perfect.


  • Broccoli 680g
    ( use fresh, firm, and green broccoli, and make sure that the buds are tightly packed with each other).
  • Roasted almonds 70g
    (A healthy ingredient used for extra rich flavor, nutrients, and satisfying crunch).
  • Breadcrumbs 40g
    (If you are allergic to gluten, use the gluten-free breadcrumbs).
  • Extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp.
  • Fresh Parsley chopped 1 handful
  • Fennel bulb 1 medium
    ( It has a mild and sweet flavor and is the perfect addition to the salad. You can also add carrots instead).
  • Extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup
  • Black pepper
  • Kosher salt as per taste
  • Red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp.
  • Dijon mustard 1 tsp.
  • Lemon juice 3 tbsp.
  • Minced garlic 2 cloves
  • Diced shallot 1 medium
  • Maple syrup 3 tbsp.
  • Golden raisins 3 tbsp.
    (It can be any dried fruit that gives a fruity flavor to the salad)
  • Fresno peppers 1 or 2
    ( best to balance the sweet and spicy flavor in the salad).


  1. Take a saucepan, add the Fresno pepper, maple syrup, and raisin, and simmer them for almost 5 minutes, then add shallots and cook again for few minutes.
  2. Take them out into a glass jar and leave it to cool for a few minutes.
  3. Add the mustard, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and red pepper flakes.
  4. Shake them well to combine everything properly.
Preparing broccoli:
  1. Wash the broccoli florets properly and dry.
  2. Cut the broccoli and separate the stalks and the buds.
  3. Put it into the chopper and chop finely.
Preparing fennel:
  1. Cut the fennel bulb horizontally and chop it crosswise using a sharp knife.
Toasting breadcrumbs:
  1. Take a pan and add the olive oil to it.
  2. Add the breadcrumbs to it.
  3. Season it with some pepper and salt and fry until golden brown.
  1. Take a large deep bowl, add up the broccoli, parsley, and fennel, and add up the prepared dressing over them.
  2. Mix them with the help of spoon until well combined.
  3. Mix them by adding the dressing gradually until the required texture is attained.
  4. Add some breadcrumbs and the nuts for the extra crunchy flavor, also season it with pepper and salt.
  5. The creamy vegan broccoli salad is read. Enjoy!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can we add up any other veggies?
  • Yes, the addition of cauliflower is the best twist in this recipe with the broccoli. You can also add dates or any other dried fruits in it.
Is this salad spicy?
  • Yes, the use of Fresno pepper gives this recipe a spicy texture. Use only the calculated amount of this pepper in the salad as it has a noticeable hot heat.
How to store Broccoli salad?
  • It will remain fresh for up to 3 days if it is placed in the refrigerator.
Nutritional Facts:

Calories: 442

Protein: 13g

Carbohydrates: 48g

Fat: 22g

Fiber: 10g

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