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Apple Broccoli Salad
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Apple Broccoli Salad


A refreshing and healthy salad for warm summer days!
Prep Time15 min Total Time15 min Servings6 Gluten Free

Ingredients: 

Salad:
  • 4 cups broccoli crowns, cut up into small bite-sized pieces 
  • 1 bag broccoli slaw 
  • 3 Evercrisp apples, chopped and tossed in lemon juice 
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion 
  • 1/2 dried cherries 
  • 1/2 cup roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup pepitas 
  • 1/2 cojita cheese, crumbled
Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 
  • 1/2 cup olive oil 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced fine 
  • 2-3 tbs maple syrup 
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • Dash of cayenne 

Sharon's Hint

This salad can be made a day ahead of time! Keep the salad (except apples) and dressing separate until serving then chop the apples, toss with salad then add the sunflower seeds, pepitas and cheese. Add dressing and serve.


Directions

Step 1. 

In a large bowl, add broccoli, slaw, apples, dried cherries and red onion tossing to combine. 


Step 2. 

To make dressing, add all ingredients together into a tightly lidded jar. Lid the jar and shake to combine ingredients until incorporated. 


Step 3. 

To assemble salad, pour dressing over broccoli mixture tossing well. Add sunflower seeds, cojita cheese and pepitas reserving a small amount of each for display. 


Step 4. 

Toss mixture together and spoon into a serving bowl. Top with reserved cheese, pepitas and sunflower seeds for presentation and serve. 




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