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Broccoli and Apple Salad

Howard L. Puckett
Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Sweet, crunchy apple and broccoli create a refreshing, light side dish. Prepare this salad up to eight hours in advance for best flavor and texture.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (1 1/4-pound) head of broccoli
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped Braeburn or Fuji apple (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1/4 cup minced Walla Walla or other sweet onion

Nutrition Information

  • calories 72
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 2.8 g
  • carbohydrate 11.6 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 196 mg
  • calcium 38 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

  2. Coarsely chop broccoli into 1 1/2-inch pieces, and place in bowl with vinegar mixture. Add chopped apple and minced onion, tossing to coat.

Cook's Notes

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