Salads are a superb way of blending complementary flavors and textures in a delicious and appealing way. This quick and easy recipe is resplendent with tender-crisp broccoli, scallions, and sweet grapes sprinkled with craisins. It is tossed in a tangy vinaigrette and topped with crunchy nuts.  Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Vegetables,Nuts Recipes, Crunchy-Sweet Broccoli & Craisin Salad Recipes Vegetables,Nuts American Crunchy Sweet Broccoli And Craisin Salad Crunchy Sweet Broccoli And Craisin Salad Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT25M Serves 4 1/4 Cup Water 2 Large Heads Of Broccoli 1/4 Cup Sunflower Seeds 4 Medium Scallions 1/4 Cup Sweetened Dry Cranberries 3/8 Cup Mayo 1/2 Tablespoon Sugar 3/4 Tablespoon White Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 Cup Grapes 1/4 Cup Almonds In a Dutch oven, bring the water to a boil, and blanch the broccoli florets about 4 minutes. Transfer to an ice bath to shock them, and stop the cooking process. Transfer to a plate layered with paper towels to drain. In a small skillet over medium-high heat, toast sunflower seeds until lightly browned, about 2-3 minutes. In a large serving bowl, add toasted sunflower seeds, broccoli, scallions, and craisins. Toss to combine. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the mayo, sugar, and vinegar. Pour dressing over the broccoli mixture and toss for an even coating. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Crunchy Sweet Broccoli And Craisin Salad

Crunchy Sweet Broccoli And Craisin Salad Recipe


Salads are a superb way of blending complementary flavors and textures in a delicious and appealing way. This quick and easy recipe is resplendent with tender-crisp broccoli, scallions, and sweet grapes sprinkled with craisins. It is tossed in a tangy vinaigrette and topped with crunchy nuts. 

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Vegetables,Nuts

Category

Salads

Serves

4

Total Time

25 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1/4 Cup Water
      • 2 Large Heads Of Broccoli (Cut Into Florets)
      • 1/4 Cup Sunflower Seeds
      • 4 Medium Scallions (Chopped Into Small Rings-Green Part Only)
      • 1/4 Cup Sweetened Dry Cranberries
      • 3/8 Cup Mayo
      • 1/2 Tablespoon Sugar
      • 3/4 Tablespoon White Balsamic Vinegar
      • 1/4 Cup Grapes (Halved)
      • 1/4 Cup Almonds

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, bring the water to a boil, and blanch the broccoli florets about 4 minutes. Transfer to an ice bath to shock them, and stop the cooking process. Transfer to a plate layered with paper towels to drain.
  2. In a small skillet over medium-high heat, toast sunflower seeds until lightly browned, about 2-3 minutes. In a large serving bowl, add toasted sunflower seeds, broccoli, scallions, and craisins. Toss to combine.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the mayo, sugar, and vinegar. Pour dressing over the broccoli mixture and toss for an even coating. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

368.0 kcal

Carbs

29.0 g

Fat

25.0 g

Protein

12.0 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.19

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