Fresh Broccoli Apple Salad with Walnuts

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
This broccoli apple salad with crisp apples, walnuts and creamy lemon dressing has been a family favorite for years. All of the flavors work really well together. The best Broccoli Salad! |
Author: Natasha of
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $5-$6
Servings: 6 -8 (as a side)


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 cranberries

Dressing Ingredients:


  1. Toast walnuts over medium/ high heat, tossing them occasionally so they don't burn. Heat 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: mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, sugar (to taste), salt and pepper. Mix well.
  4. Mix as much of the dressing as you want into the salad, then serve.