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Hands holding a broccoli salad

Asian-Inspired BroccolI Salad Recipe

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 - 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Vegan Lunch
  • Method: Combine
  • Cuisine: Asian-Inspired, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free
  • Diet: Vegan


This easy, delicious Asian-inspired broccoli salad recipe is great for a healthy lunch, picnic, or BBQ.



1 large head broccoli

1 medium carrot (grated)

1 granny smith apple (diced)

4 cups fresh spinach

¼ cup sunflower seeds

For the dressing:

4 tbsp. olive oil

3 tbsp. orange juice

1 tbsp. tamari or soy sauce

2 tsp. maple syrup

1 tbsp. miso paste of choice

1 tbsp. salt

½ tsp. black pepper


Wash and cut the broccoli into small pieces.

Steam or blanch the broccoli until al dente. Set aside and allow to cool completely.

In a large bowl, add the grated carrot, apple, spinach, sunflower seeds, and cooled broccoli.

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, fresh orange juice, lemon juice, tamari, maple syrup, miso, salt, and pepper, and adjust seasoning to taste.

Dress, mix, and enjoy this healthy and bright summer salad!!


Personalize this salad to your desire! Add extra veggies, and adjust the flavour in the dressing, it’s so versatile!

This salad is AMAZING as a side to any summer meal, so fresh and FULL of nutrients!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 300
  • Sugar: 8.6g
  • Sodium: 875.8g
  • Fat: 26.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.2g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Protein: 4.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg