Broccoli SaladIf you’ve ever had a Broccoli Salad before, you’ll understand the reason why this salad has become such a popular side dish at parties, buffets, and potlucks – it’s just so flipping GOOD! My spin on this well loved dish uses a few variant ingredients to keep it a bit lighter and more heart healthy. The crunchy broccoli and walnuts are combined with onions and raisins, then topped with a creamy, sweet, and tangy dressing that is insanely delicious. There are lots of variations to this salad, so you can definitely alternate/add/eliminate other ingredients if you want to shake things up. Try it with carrots, bacon, pumpkin seeds, candied pecans, dried, cranberries, kale, or even roasted brussel sprouts.I highly recommend adding this as a side dish to one of your favorite dinners, or adding some grilled chicken to it and serving it as a lunch salad.

Broccoli Salad

Creamy, tangy, sweet, crunchy, and absolutely delicious, this lovely broccoli salad makes a perfect side dish to just about any meal. And it comes together in just minutes.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups broccoli florets, washed and dried
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup fat free Greek yogurt, plain
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Instructions

  1. Combine broccoli, raisins, onion, and walnuts together in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayo, yogurt, vinegar, and sugar.
  3. Toss broccoli mixture with dressing until everything is evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 5 minute(s)

Diet type: Vegetarian

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Gluten free, Raw

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

Calories: 271

Fat: 11g

Protein: 8g

Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is 1 cup
Each serving = 9 Smart Points/7 Points
PER SERVING: 242 calories; 11g fat; 1.3g saturated fat; 36g carbohydrates; 19.8g sugar; 8g protein; 4.4g fiber

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