When it comes to a summertime favorite and you love your vegetables, this served-fresh salad will be a favorite. Besides macaroni salad and potato salad, Easy Broccoli Salad is one of the classic side dishes you might buy at the grocery store. But don’t spend more when you can make it on your own with just a few easy steps and hardly anytime. From Lentil Salad to Tomato, Cucumber, and Avocado Salad it’s really hard to pick a favorite recipe.
But now, you will need to add Easy Broccoli Salad to your must-try list. It’s the perfect balance of savory and sweet.
If you are looking for a quick summer salad full of fresh broccoli tossed in a delicious homemade dressing this is the perfect salad. It’s a great fast side dish for any BBQ or potluck or even Easter dinner that is a simple, classic Broccoli Salad recipe that can be prepared in under fifteen minutes. If you take it anywhere, at least a handful of people will ask you for the recipe. It’s guaranteed!
This is a great option when you are preparing for a big event or taking it to potluck. You won’t be worried about cooking all day for the dish you need to bring and can have it ready in advance. Making it easier on yourself! Keep in mind if you aren’t a fan of raisins you could substitute the raisins with bacon or even turkey bacon. Bacon on this easy salad is just as good for those meat lovers.
You should also make sure your broccoli is dried very well. You don’t want any extra water on them as it will water down the dressing. So dry, dry, dry off those broccoli florets for the best results.
Wondering just what you can serve this with? Let’s talk about how to make this salad part of your dinner. While it’s great alone but even better along with some grilled favorites like steak or ribs. You could pair it with a classic cheeseburger or even pulled pork sandwiches. Of course, there are always hot dogs too! Add some pasta salad and corn on the cob for your perfect summer meal or summer backyard BBQ bash. From backyard cookouts to picnics with your family or even days longing by the pool, this is one easy salad you will always be turning to.
Did you make it? Tell us just how it went in the comment section below. What did you serve with it? Let us know. Enjoy!
- 4 C. Small broccoli florets
- 1 ½ C. Green seedless grapes cut in half
- 1 C. Raisins
- 1 C. Celery chopped
- ¼ C. Mayonnaise
- ¼ C. Sunflower seed kernels
- ½ Tbsp. Granulated sugar
- ¼ C. Plain fat-free yogurt
- 1 Tbsp. White vinegar
- Place the broccoli florets, seedless grapes, raisins, celery, and sunflower seeds into a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, yogurt, sugar, and white vinegar until well combined.
- Pour the sauce over the broccoli mixture and stir until well incorporated.
- Transfer the mixture to a serving dish and chill before serving.
Weight Watchers Points Info :
5 Smart Points
6 GREEN Points
5 BLUE Points
Serving Size:ABOUT 1 CUP
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 175Total Fat: 5.7gSaturated Fat: 0.8gSodium: 148mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 3.5 gSugar: 1gProtein: 3.4g
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