Broccoli Salad with Feta and Almonds


1 tsp and 1/4 tsp salt

1 pound broccoli crowns

1 large clove of garlic

2 tbsp red wine vinegar

Generous pinch of hot pepper flakes

1 tbsp and 4 tbsp olive oil

1/2 cup slivered almonds

1/2 cup to 3/4 cup of feta cheese


Cook broccoli in boiling water for exactly 3 minutes - Drain and let cool

Mash garlic with 1/4 tsp salt

Mix in hot pepper flakes and red wine vinegar and let sit for about 10 minutes

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in skillet, add almonds and fry until lightly golden brown - About 2-3 minutes

Put almonds on plate covered with paper towels and let cool

After 10 minutes, whisk remaining 4 tbsp olive oil into vinegar-garlic mixture

Combine broccoli, feta cheese, and half the almonds in a bowl

Toss with dressing to coat

Serve with remaining almonds on top