This Wholesome Broccoli Salad is loaded with contemporary 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 really like a superb 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 with no need all of the sugar! The result’s a crunchy, flavorful broccoli salad you can really 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 proper dish to convey to events, potlucks or gatherings! You may also make this forward of time to your meal prep and luxuriate in it all through the week.
Elements You will Want
- Broccoli – that is the star of the dish and you will want about 5 cups of broccoli florets lower 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’ll be able to after all use mayo as a substitute in the event you want
- Dijon mustard – this offers such a scrumptious zippy taste and helps to stability out that robust Greek yogurt style
- Apple cider vinegar – this provides a pleasant tangy taste
- Honey – provides slightly sweetness with out utilizing any refined sugar, you might additionally use maple syrup
- lemon juice – provides a contemporary pop of taste and brightens up this complete salad
- Salt and pepper
- Combine-ins – I used chopped purple onion, raisins, purple grapes and sunflower seeds, however you might additionally add in some cooked bacon, your favourite chopped nuts, and even some shredded cheese!
The way to Make Wholesome Broccoli Salad
I really 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 clean. Be happy so as to add a contact of olive oil or water if you’d like a thinner consistency.
- Mix every part! Combine collectively all of the components for this salad and toss along with the honey dijon yogurt dressing till every part is properly coated. Style the salad and season with further salt and pepper, as wanted.
- Let chill. You will need to let this salad chill within the fridge for not less than an hour or as much as 24 hours in order that the broccoli actually soaks up that scrumptious dressing and every part is extra flavorful!
What to Serve with Broccoli Salad
This broccoli salad is the proper facet dish to serve at cookouts, pot lucks or actually any social gathering, however I particularly love this chilly, crisp salad in the course of the summer season months! That is additionally a vibrant inexperienced dish to stability out all these burgers, pasta salads and different meals objects that are not such wholesome selections.
Prepping and Storage
I all the time love making this salad the evening earlier than I am serving it in order that the broccoli can actually take in the dressing which makes it a lot extra flavorful! In case you aren’t making this the evening earlier than, I recommend letting it chill within the fridge for not less than an hour earlier than serving. This broccoli salad will final within the fridge for as much as 4 to five days.
In case you resolve to make this additional forward, retailer the dressing individually in a sealed, hermetic container then toss with the salad a couple of hours earlier than serving. I personally wish 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 superb shake!
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- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Complete 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 clean. Be happy so as to add a contact of olive oil or water if you’d like 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 part 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 not less than 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 notice 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.