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Broccoli Apple Salad

Broccoli Apple Salad is a refreshing side dish loaded with fresh broccoli, raisins, and red onions in a creamy salad dressing. Easy to make with simple ingredients. Recipe by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: #broccoliapplesalad, easyrecipe, salad
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 274kcal


Broccoli Apple Salad

  • 2 medium heads of broccoli, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 small carrot, grated optional
  • 3 medium red apples, cored and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins dried cranberries or apricots
  • 1/4 cup red onions, chopped or chopped shallots
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted (optional) pecans or sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt or reduced-fat plain yogurt

Homemade Creamy Salad Dressing

  • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip Dressing or use mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream more or less as desired
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon honey more or less as desired
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


Broccoli Apple Salad

  • In a large bowl, combine broccoli, carrots (if using) apples, raisins, and onions.
  • Top with low-fat vanilla yogurt OR homemade salad dressing. Toss until evenly coated. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts (if using).
  • Store in a container with a tight lid. Refrigerate up to two days. Please note fresh broccoli will soften after three days in the fridge.

Homemade Salad Dressing

  • In a medium sized bowl, combine Miracle Whip (or mayonnaise), sour cream, orange zest, and honey. Stir until well combined.
  • Season with salt and black pepper as preferred.


Before serving, stir  in1/2 cup of shredded lettuce.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 899mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 2799IU | Vitamin C: 190mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 2mg