Broccoli Orange Salad Recipe
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Broccoli Orange Salad Recipe

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Meet the Cook: Every time I take this sweet orangy salad to a potluck, I pass around the recipe, too. My husband and I have three children, ages 22, 18 and 10. He's a beef and poultry farmer, and I'm an elementary school teacher. -Cathy Lavers, Scotsburn, Nova Scotia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 4 cups broccoli florets (about 1 medium bunch)
  • 1 cup salted cashews
  • 1 cup cubed Swiss cheese
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, well drained
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 290 calories, 19 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 247 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine egg, sugar, honey, mustard and cornstarch with a whisk until smooth. Gradually whisk in water and vinegar. Cook and stir over medium heat until a thermometer reads 160° and mixture is thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in mayonnaise, sour cream and butter until blended. Cool.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine broccoli, cashews, cheese, oranges, raisins, bacon and onion if desired. Just before serving, add dressing and toss to coat. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli Orange Salad in Country Woman July/August 1999, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 290 calories, 19 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 247 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2013

Absolutely outstanding! The dressing is just sweet enough without being too sweet and the other ingredients are varied enough that each bite tickles the palette in a different way.

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2012

A different twist on broccoli salad. The dressing is de-lish! Makes a great summer salad or as a side dish when company's coming.

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Reviewed Jun. 30, 2011

I took this to a family get- together and they all want the receipe. Yummy

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2010

So good. Easy to make. Always a hit!

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Reviewed Mar. 23, 2009

I have been making this salad for a couple of years now and I absolutely love it! It is a great change for the usual Broccoli Salad.

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