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Fit Broccoli Salad with Cottage Cheese, Tuna and Corn

Fit Broccoli Salad with Cottage Cheese, Tuna and Corn

Delicious, fit broccoli salad with cottage cheese, tuna and corn that you can enjoy at any time during the day. You can prepare this salad with or without tuna. Tuna adds to its protein, omega-3 fatty acids content and also fills you up even more. It will be ready in just a few minutes, and thus is perfect during busy days when you don't have time to prepare complicated meals. It is nutritionally valuable and you can pack it with you wherever you go.

Since you don't need to cook, bake or blend anything for this fit salad, it is extremely easy and convenient even for days when you are too busy. Just cut and mix raw broccoli with other ingredients. Season and zest according to your taste and, as I mentioned, I recommend adding tuna as well. And do not worry, you will fall for raw broccoli for sure - it's deliciously crunchy. Personally, I like it much more than stewed or cooked broccoli.

This healthy broccoli salad that's made using just one bowl and a knife will supply your body with lots of vitamins, minerals and especially protein. Treat yourself with this salad for breakfast, dinner or even as a lunch garnish. It consists of ingredients, that every fan of healthy lifestyle usually has at home - cottage cheese is a perfect protein bomb, tuna is, along with protein, also a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, and the rest is just vegetables and crunchy cashew nuts, offering a bit of healthy fats.

Try this fit salad with broccoli out for sure, and don't forget to come back for more healthy salad ideas.

Ingredients

  • 200 g (7 oz) (about 1/2) raw broccoli
  • 250 g (8.8 oz) cottage cheese
  • 80 g (2.8 oz) corn
  • handful of lettuce (garden, salad mix..)
  • 30 g (1 oz) cashew nuts (I recommend these)
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • fresh basil (to taste)
  • pinch of sea salt
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  • pinch of ginger powder
  • 150 g (5.3 oz) tuna in its own juice (I recommend this one)

Instructions

  1. Chop washed, raw broccoli finely.
  2. In a bowl, mix cottage cheese with spices, corn and crushed garlic.
  3. Add in chopped broccoli and salt to taste.
  4. I recommend serving the salad together with tuna drained of juice, for extra protein content.
Preparation time10 minutes
Yields2 servings
Nutritional information/ 1 serving
Calories360 Kcal
Carbohydrates25 g
Fiber4 g
Proteins48 g
Fat9 g
I am a fit food wizard and I conjure up these healthy and tasty fitness recipes out of healthy ingredients. My goal is to show you that eating healthy & fit can really be easy, tasty and not boring at all. So come and conjure up some healthy recipes with me!
Lucia Wagner

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