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Broccoli and Apple Salad

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.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

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

Preparation

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

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 72
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 2.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 2.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 11.6g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 196mg
  • Calcium: 38mg
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