Sesame-Garlic Broccoli Salad

Sesame-Garlic Broccoli Salad

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  • 1 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt, or more to taste
  • 2 heads broccoli (1 pound each) cut into bite-size florets
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 fat cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • Large pinch crushed red pepper flakes


In a large bowl, stir together the vinegar and salt. Add broccoli and toss to combine.

In a large skillet, heat olive oil until hot but not smoking. Add garlic and cumin and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in sesame oil and pepper flakes. Pour mixture over broccoli and toss well. Let sit for at least 1 hour at room temperature, then chill in fridge until ready to serve.