Savory Broccoli Salad

broccoli salad in bowl

Serves: 4

Fruits and Vegetables: ½ cup per serving


2½ cups fresh broccoli, chopped

2 tablespoons red onion, diced

½ cup raisins or dried cranberries

¼ cup sunflower seeds, unsalted

2 tablespoons bacon-flavored soy bits


Dressing Ingredients

2 tablespoons plain yogurt, non-fat

2 tablespoons light mayonnaise

1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar


  1. Wash and prepare broccoli and onion. Combine in large bowl.
  2. Top with dried fruit, sunflower seeds, and bacon-flavored soy bits and mix.
  3. Shake dressing ingredients in a jar or whisk in a small bowl.
  4. Pour dressing over salad and tossing well. Chill 2 hours or longer for flavors to blend.
  5. Toss again before serving. 


  • Add ¼ cup grapes cut in half.
  • Add ¼ cup slivered almonds.
  • For the best flavor, refrigerate overnight before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size (made with raisins): ½ cup; Calories: 170; Carbohydrates: 24 g; Fiber 3 g; Fat: 7 g; Saturated fat: 1 g; Sodium: 150 mg

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