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Crunchy Broccoli Salad Recipe
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Crunchy Broccoli Salad Recipe

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Growing up, I never liked broccoli, but I’m hooked on this salad’s light, sweet taste. It gives broccoli a whole new look.—Jessica Conrey, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh broccoli florets (about 1 pound)
  • 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 121 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 233 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine broccoli, green onions and cranberries. In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar and sugar until blended; drizzle over broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with sunflower kernels and bacon before serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Crunchy Broccoli Salad in Healthy Cooking April/May 2010, p43

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2016

"I was very leery of the raw broccoli and almost decided to steam it a little first, but I'm glad I didn't. I made this recipe as indicated and we really liked it. Even the kids cleaned their plates without complaint."

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"I like a red onion in this and chopped walnuts instead of sunflower seeds..."

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2015

"Awesome! It’s one we use ofton."

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Reviewed Jul. 22, 2015

"This is a yummy salad! It is often my go to salad for summer time- I also make it in winter as it is so good!"

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2015

"Great light broccoli salad compared to the heavy mayo ones out there. Very refreshing for summertime."

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