Tangy and Crunchy Broccoli Salad (no mayo)
Bright and crunchy this broccoli salad will become an instant favorite and secret weapon to get everyone to eat their fruits and vegetables with a smile!
Ingredients for Salad:
6 cups of Broccoli florets (you can chop as small as you want or even give it a round or two in the food processor on the "chop" function".
½ red onion (diced or chopped in the food processor)
½ cup dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, or the like)
½ sunflower seeds
½ cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts, cashews, or peanuts)
1 apple chopped (again I utilized my food processor so everything was a similar size.
**I did not add meat to this dish but you could easily add bacon or chicken
Ingredients for Dressing
3 TB Dijon mustard
3-4 TB honey
3-4 TB olive oil
2 TB apple cider vinegar (you can sub white wine or champagne)
¼ TS red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper to taste
Thin with water if needed
Combine all chopped ingredients in a large bowl.
Use a food processor to blend all ingredients for dressing or in a jar and shake to combine.
Pour over salad and stir to combine.
Can be served immediately but it also keeps well in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.
My handy dandy food processor that I will to make sauces, mayo, dressings, salsa, hummus, and chop all of my recipes. Do yourself a huge favor and buy it.