Guava-Broccoli Salad

By: Esther Vasa

Guava is a tropical fruit very high in vitamins C and A. Rich in antioxidants this fruit has the potential to fight cancers related to the digestive system.
Broccoli has high a concentration of vitamin C, and is also good in lutein, potassium, calcium, anti-oxidant beta-carotene and dietary fiber. So, this is a must-eat vegetable for those with high blood pressure. It has indole-3-carbinol that fights cancers of breast and prostrate while sulphoraphane fights any cancer.

Large Guava - 1 (de-seeded and cubed)
Medium-sized Onion - 1 (cut in long strips)
Broccoli - 1/2 head (florets separated and the stems cut into cubes)
Large Tomato - 1 (chopped)
Himalayan salt to taste
Black Pepper - a couple big pinches
Extra Virgin Olive oil - 2 tsp
Juice of one Lemon

Broccoli has to be steamed for 4-5 minutes. Allow broccoli bits to cool down. Mix all the above ingredients and the broccoli and serve it cold.

Serves: 3