Say goodbye to boring desk lunches! This Paleo salad recipe gets plenty of protein from steamed eggs and bacon, and it's loaded with tasty, good-for-you veggies and a spicy dressing too.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

Gallery

Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Advertisement

Broccoli-Egg Salad with Spicy Avocado Dressing

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Divide broccoli, sweet pepper, Big Batch Steamed Eggs, and bacon among 4 containers. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.

    Advertisement
  • For dressing, remove 1/2 tsp. zest and squeeze 2 Tbsp. juice from the lime. In a blender combine the remaining ingredients and the lime zest and juice. Cover and blend until smooth. Transfer to a storage container. Cover surface with plastic wrap and chill up to 5 days.

  • To serve, add water to dressing to thin, if needed. Drizzle dressing over salads.

Nutrition Facts (Broccoli-Egg Salad with Spicy Avocado Dressing)

569 calories; total fat 17g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 194mg; sodium 744mg; potassium 3982mg; carbohydrates 83g; fiber 32g; sugar 21g; protein 42g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 7485IU; vitamin c 1104mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavin 2mg; niacin equivalents 9mg; vitamin b6 2mg; folate 775mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 579mg; iron 10mg.

Big Batch Steamed Eggs

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • In a 4- to 5-qt. pot place a steamer basket over simmering water (basket should not touch the water). Add eggs to the basket, layering as necessary. Cover and steam 17 minutes. Remove eggs to a bowl of ice water. When cool enough to handle, gently crack each egg on the counter, then peel, starting from the wider end. Cover and chill up to 5 days.

    Advertisement

Nutrition Facts (Big Batch Steamed Eggs)

72 calories; total fat 5g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 186mg; sodium 71mg; potassium 69mg; carbohydrates 0g; fiber 0g; sugar 0g; protein 6g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 270IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 18mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 28mg; iron 1mg.
Advertisement

Reviews

Advertisement