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This healthy broccoli salad is a refreshing new twist on the broccoli-and-bacon picnic standard that sometimes gets drenched in mayonnaise dressing. Here, Greek yogurt and whole grain Dijon mustard stand in for globs of mayo.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2014


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

15 mins
3 hrs 15 mins
Serves 9 (serving size: about 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl, and let stand for 10 minutes. Add yogurt, mayonnaise, and tarragon; stir with a whisk.

  • With processor on, add broccoli through the food chute of a food processor fitted with the slicer attachment. Transfer broccoli to a bowl. Add juice to bowl of food processor. Repeat procedure with apples; add apples to bowl with broccoli.

  • Combine dressing and broccoli mixture; toss well to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours. Stir in bacon just before serving.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

68 calories; fat 2.5g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 9g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 2mg; sodium 164mg; calcium 31mg.