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Drop-in Salad Recipe

Drop-in Salad Recipe

When my husband and I were invited to a barbecue, I threw together this broccoli salad. I tossed in whatever I had in the fridge, and the crunchy colorful combination that resulted was a hit. It is a nice change from lettuce salads.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 6 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1 large red apple, cubed
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinaigrette or vinaigrette of your choice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Combine vinaigrette and lemon juice; drizzle over salad. Toss to coat. Yield: 8-10 servings.

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 269183
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2017

"I was asked to bring something to work. Time was short, so I fixed this salad. It was loved by all."

Joscy User ID: 2694585 138479
Reviewed May. 22, 2013

"am always on *lookout* for great salads, and, by the looks, this will be popular on our table. Thank you for sharing!"

Karli Gorsline User ID: 2124025 107204
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2011

"Everyone in our family loves this salad! I like to use 2% sharp cheddar cheese and sometimes sub green onion if I don't have the red on-hand. Our favorite dressing is light raspberry vinaigarette. Especially great in the summer!"

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