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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! | natashaskitchen.com
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $5-$6
Servings: 6 -8 (as a side)

Ingredients

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:

  • 1/2 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

Instructions

  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.