Cheddar and Almond Broccoli Salad 

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Cheddar and Almond Broccoli Salad  Recipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine 

We microwave the broccoli for about half the suggested time so it maintains its texture in the salad. This dish can be made a day ahead.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)


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1 (12-oz.) pkg. fresh steam-in-bag broccoli florets
3 tablespoons shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
1 ounce 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons minced red onion
1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 garlic clove, grated
1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted


1. Place broccoli package in microwave; microwave at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes.

2. Combine cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, and cream cheese in a large bowl. Add broccoli, onion, and next 5 ingredients (through garlic), stirring to combine. Sprinkle with almonds.

Created date

June 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 93
Fat 6.1 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 259 mg
Calcium 90 mg
Sugars 1 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g