Broccoli might be my favourite vegetable. I find it irresistible! And more often than not, I put together it two methods: both this straightforward broccoli salad or air fryer broccoli (generally with cheese!).
This broccoli salad is crunchy, creamy, and flavorful. Yum! It is a nice facet dish to go along with no matter you’re making for dinner, whether or not it’s a steak or frozen pizza. That is a straightforward salad recipe to have available, plus it’s SUPER easy.
This straightforward broccoli salad is just three components, plus a creamy dressing. However, I may even share different components you’ll be able to add to alter this up or match the flavors your loved ones would possibly love much more.
Broccoli Salad = broccoli + dried cranberries + sliced almonds (all tossed in dressing).
Different components you would possibly need to add:
- Bacon or bacon bits
- Sunflower seeds
- Bell pepper, chopped
- Cheddar cheese, shredded
- Pepperoni, sliced (or mini pepperoni)
- Dried berries, like cranberries
- Exhausting boiled eggs, chopped
There are many methods to customise this straightforward broccoli salad, or you’ll be able to maintain it easy— which is what I sometimes do.
Different salads you would possibly like:
This straightforward broccoli salad has round 6 cups of broccoli (pictured right here). That is two massive heads of broccoli, or round 600 grams.
Broccoli salad dressing components embrace: mayo, apple cider vinegar, honey, dijon mustard, finely chopped shallot, cayenne, plus salt and pepper. Easy!
How lengthy is broccoli salad good within the fridge?
At the very least 2-3 days and certain extra. Have in mind although that the longer the broccoli salad sits within the fridge, even nicely coated, the creamy dressing will soak into the salad, making the feel softer and it will possibly change into mushy over time. So, I like to recommend consuming this broccoli salad inside a day or two of constructing it.
Are you able to freeze broccoli salad?
I might not suggest this. It might be higher to make the dressing forward of time, and even chop up the broccoli.
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Put together the broccoli by washing then chopping off extra steams/stalks and chopping the remaining into small items.
In a big mixing bowl, mix the broccoli with the dried cranberries and almonds.
Finely chop the shallot.
In a small mixing bowl, stir collectively the shallot, mayo, apple cider vinegar, honey, dijon, and cayenne.
Style and add salt and pepper as wanted.
Pour the dressing into the big mixing bowl and stir so every part will get nicely coated within the dressing. Serve instantly.
You possibly can retailer leftover broccoli salad in a nicely sealed container within the fridge for at the least 2-3 days after it’s made.
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