Finally: Classic, creamy broccoli salad gets a healthy makeover. This recipe is delicious, yet guilt-free, as much of the creaminess comes from yogurt. Try it with a sandwich for a light lunch.
Yield: 4 servings
- 2 cups broccoli florets cut into bite sized pieces
- ¼ cup diced red onion
- ¼ cup raisins
- ¼ cup walnuts
- ¼ cup yogurt
- 1 tbsp mayonnaise
- 2 tbsp honey
- Combine broccoli, onion, raisins, and walnuts in a bowl. Stir dressing ingredients together until smooth; pour over salad and toss.
- Refrigerate until ready to serve. This salad keeps well in the fridge for a few days.
Featured Ingredient: Broccoli
If you have bad childhood memories associated with broccoli, give it another shot. Its nutty, yet sweet, flavor is enhanced by roasting or grilling with a small amount of oil and seasoning. Or, try dipping raw florets in hummus for delicious snack. Broccoli is a nutrient-dense food full of potassium, protein, fiber, and vitamins C and B-6, making it an excellent choice for plant-based diets or to balance out a grilled meat. Related to cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and kale, broccoli grows best in cool weather months (spring and fall). Learn how to grow broccoli in your own garden.