1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets.
1 clove garlic, minced
2 small apples, cut into slices, or diced
½ small red onion, thinly sliced
½ c. toasted almonds, chopped
1/4 c. almond butter
1 Tbs. soy sauce
3 Tbs. warm water
2 tsp. sherry vinegar
2 tsp. sugar
Blanch broccoli and plunge into ice water. Drain and dry. Combine in a large bowl with red onion, almonds, and apple. In a small bowl, whisk together almond butter, soy sauce, vinegar, warm water, ad sugar. Set aside. Slice shallots into rings and place in small skillet with grapeseed oil. Fry over med-low heat until crispy and browned. Drain on paper towels. Drizzle dressing over broccoli mixture, toss to coat, and sprinkle with fried shallots.