Broccoli-Cauliflower-Raisin Salad

Making salad dressing is easy and it tastes so fresh on this super healthy salad. The entire dish is ready for dinner in 30 minutes.


Broccoli-Cauliflower-Raisin Salad

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Servings: 10
Serving size: 2/3  cup
Total Time: 30 mins
Related Categories: Quick and Easy, Salad
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Ingredients
  • 6   cups 
    broccoli florets
  • 3   cups 
    cauliflower florets
  • 1/2  cup 
    golden raisins
  • 1/3  cup 
    walnut pieces, toasted
  • 1/4  cup 
    olive oil or canola oil
  • 1/4  cup 
    cider vinegar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    honey or sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    dried basil, crushed
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper (optional)
Directions
1.
In a saucepan bring 2 inches of water to boiling. Add broccoli, return to boiling. Cook, covered, for 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender and bright green; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
2.
In same saucepan cook cauliflower in water using same method as Step 1.
3.
In 2- to 2-12-quart bowl layer half the broccoli, cauliflower, raisins, and walnuts. Repeat layers. Cover and chill. In a screw-top jar combine olive oil, vinegar, 1 teaspoon salt, the honey, basil, black pepper, and red pepper. Cover tightly and shake well. Add dressing just before serving; toss to coat. Makes 10 (2/3-cup) servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 128, Fat, total (g) 8, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 13, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 340, vit. C (mg) 62, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 56, sodium (mg) 261, Potassium (mg) 351, calcium (mg) 40, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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