Fresh Broccoli and Apple Salad with Walnuts
This Broccoli Apple Salad with creamy lemon dressing has been a family favorite for years. All of the flavors work really well together. It’s sweet, and tart and crisp. It also refrigerates really well overnight even after stirring in the dressing.
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This is my Mama-in-laws recipe. My hubby made this after getting instructions over the phone. We knew it was a keeper the first time we tried it. Love at first bite!
Watch How to Make Broccoli Apple Salad:
Broccoli Apple Salad Ingredients:
2 medium heads of broccoli, chopped into small pieces
1 large carrot, grated
1 apple, cored and finely chopped
1/4 medium onion (1/4 cup), finely chopped
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted on a skillet and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
Creamy Lemon Salad Dressing Ingredients:
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 Tbsp sugar, or add to taste
1/4 tsp sea salt
Pinch of black pepper
How to Make Fresh Broccoli Apple Salad:
1. Toast walnuts over medium/ high heat on a dry skillet, tossing them occasionally so they don’t burn. Toast about 4-5 minutes. Chop walnuts coarsely.
2. Combine chopped broccoli, grated carrot, chopped apple, chopped onion, chopped walnut and cranberries.
3. To make the dressing, combine: 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 1/2 cup of sour cream, 2 Tbsp of lemon juice, 1/2 Tbsp sugar (or add to taste), 1/4 tsp of sea salt and a pinch of black pepper. Mix well.
4. Mix as much of the dressing as you want into the salad, then serve. MMMMMM!!
Print-Friendly Broccoli Apple Salad:
Fresh Broccoli Apple Salad with Walnuts
- 2 medium heads of broccoli chopped into small pieces
- 1 large carrot grated
- 1 apple cored and finely chopped
- 1/4 medium onion 1/4 cup, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup walnuts toasted on a skillet and coarsely chopped
- 1/2 cup raisins or cranberries
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 Tbsp sugar or add to taste
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- Pinch of pepper
Toast walnuts over medium/ high heat, tossing them occasionally so they don't burn. Heat about 4-5 minutes. Chop walnuts coarsely.
Combine chopped broccoli, grated carrot, chopped apple, chopped onion, chopped walnut and cranberries.
To make the dressing, combine: mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, sugar (to taste), salt and pepper. Mix well.
Mix as much of the dressing as you want into the salad, then serve.