Jul. 08, 2021

Autumn Glory Blanched Broccoli Salad

This Blanched Broccoli and Apple Salad with homemade poppy seed dressing is a perfect recipe for bringing to a potluck or serving at your next summer gathering with friends or family. It's tasty, fresh and so flavorful! Featuring Autumn Glory apples, this easy salad is perfect for summer, with a hint of sweetness and a dressing made with yogurt instead of traditional mayo for a lighter take.

Ingredients

Dressing

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 - 1 ½ tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon grated shallots
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Salad

  • 3 Autumn Glory Apples, sliced thin then each slice cut in 2-3 pieces
  • A few splashes of lemon juice
  • 5 cups blanched broccoli florets, cut up into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup pecans, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ of a small red onion, sliced

Directions

  1. Combine the dressing ingredients in a blender bottle or large jar with a lid. Shake until smooth. Then taste and add salt as desired. Shake again. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Next, make your salad by placing cut up apples in a large mixing bowl and splash a bit of lemon juice over top. Toss to coat.
  3. To the bowl add in broccoli, pecans, cranberries, and onion.
  4. Pour a bit of prepared dressing over the salad and carefully toss to combine/coat.
  5. You can serve immediately or chill for a few hours until ready to enjoy!

Recipe created by Lunches and Littles for Superfresh Growers.

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