This Wholesome Broccoli Salad is loaded with recent broccoli, juicy grapes, purple onions, crunchy sunflower seeds and raisins all tossed with a scrumptious zesty honey dijon dressing made with Greek yogurt as a substitute of mayo!
Oh how I like a very good broccoli salad. Sadly, most of them are loaded with a lot sugar that it defeats the aim of consuming all these scrumptious veggies! This recipe is lightened up through the use of Greek yogurt rather than the mayo and a contact of honey as a substitute of refined sugar. Belief me, the grapes and raisins on this salad add their very own sweetness without having all of the sugar! The result’s a crunchy, flavorful broccoli salad you can truly be ok with consuming. I additionally LOVE how the raisins simply take in the dressing leaving you with little pops of taste in each chunk!
This wholesome broccoli salad is well made forward of time making it the right dish to deliver to events, potlucks or gatherings! You too can make this forward of time in your meal prep and revel in it all through the week.
Substances You may Want
- Broccoli – that is the star of the dish and you will want about 5 cups of broccoli florets reduce into bite-size items, about 2 small heads of broccoli
- Greek yogurt – we’re swapping out the mayo for some Greek yogurt to make this a a lot more healthy salad! You possibly can in fact use mayo as a substitute for those who favor
- Dijon mustard – this offers such a scrumptious zippy taste and helps to steadiness out that sturdy Greek yogurt style
- Apple cider vinegar – this provides a pleasant tangy taste
- Honey – provides just a little sweetness with out utilizing any refined sugar, you could possibly additionally use maple syrup
- lemon juice – provides a recent pop of taste and brightens up this entire salad
- Salt and pepper
- Combine-ins – I used chopped purple onion, raisins, purple grapes and sunflower seeds, however you could possibly additionally add in some cooked bacon, your favourite chopped nuts, and even some shredded cheese!
The right way to Make Wholesome Broccoli Salad
I like how fast this salad takes to throw along with only a few easy steps!
- Chop your veggies. Wash and chop the broccoli into bite-size florets, chop the purple onion and slice the purple grapes
- Make the dressing. In a small bowl or jar, whisk collectively the Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, honey, lemon juice and salt/pepper till creamy and easy. Be at liberty so as to add a contact of olive oil or water in order for you a thinner consistency.
- Mix every thing! Combine collectively all of the components for this salad and toss along with the honey dijon yogurt dressing till every thing is properly coated. Style the salad and season with further salt and pepper, as wanted.
- Let chill. You may need to let this salad chill within the fridge for at the least an hour or as much as 24 hours in order that the broccoli actually soaks up that scrumptious dressing and every thing is extra flavorful!
What to Serve with Broccoli Salad
This broccoli salad is the right facet dish to serve at cookouts, pot lucks or actually any social gathering, however I particularly love this chilly, crisp salad through the summer season months! That is additionally a vibrant inexperienced dish to steadiness out all these burgers, pasta salads and different meals gadgets that are not such wholesome decisions.
Prepping and Storage
I at all times love making this salad the night time earlier than I am serving it in order that the broccoli can actually take in the dressing which makes it a lot extra flavorful! When you aren’t making this the night time earlier than, I recommend letting it chill within the fridge for at the least an hour earlier than serving. This broccoli salad will final within the fridge for as much as 4 to five days.
When you determine to make this additional forward, retailer the dressing individually in a sealed, hermetic container then toss with the salad just a few hours earlier than serving. I personally prefer to retailer my dressings in mason jars as a result of they’ve a pleasant tight seal, they’re straightforward to take on-the-go, and you may simply add all of your components and provides the jar a very good shake!
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- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Whole Time: 20 minutes
- 5 cups broccoli florets
- 1 cup purple grapes, sliced
- 1/2 cup purple onions, chopped
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/3 cup sunflower seeds
For the dressings:
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 3 Tbsp Dijon mustard
- 3 Tbsp honey (or maple syrup)
- 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- to make the dressing, whisk collectively Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, honey, lemon juice and salt/pepper in a small bowl or jar till creamy and easy. Be at liberty so as to add a contact of olive oil or water in order for you a thinner consistency.
- In a big bowl, add within the broccoli, grapes, purple onion, raisins and sunflower seeds and blend within the honey dijon yogurt dressing till every thing is properly coated. Style the salad and season with further salt and pepper, as wanted.
- Cowl the salad and let it chill within the fridge for at the least an hour or as much as 24 hours earlier than serving. Get pleasure from!
*This salad will final 4 to five days saved in a sealed, hermetic container within the fridge.
- Serving Measurement: 1 cup
- Energy: 162
- Sugars: 21.3 g
- Sodium: 302 mg
- Fat: 3.8 g
- Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
- Carbohydrates: 27.5 g
- Fibers: 3.1 g
- Proteins: 5.6 g
* Please be aware that every one diet data are simply estimates. Values will fluctuate amongst manufacturers, so we encourage you to calculate these by yourself for many correct outcomes.