Broccoli Cashew Salad is a tasty side dish that is quick and easy to make. It only takes 10 minutes from start to finish! This salad can be served cold or hot, so it’s great for leftovers. Broccoli has tons of health benefits, including being high in Vitamin A and K, fiber, protein and more! This recipe also includes cashews which are a good source of iron and magnesium. Spread the broccoli-cashew goodness on sandwiches or serve with grilled chicken for a healthy meal that your whole family will love!
Ingredients: 1 head fresh broccoli 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup slivered almonds Salt & pepper to taste Instructions: Chop broccoli into bite sized pieces In large skillet
prep: 20 mins cook: 15 mins additional: 2 hrs total: 2 hrs 35 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 servings
½ cup white sugar
1 cup mayonnaise
1 pound bacon
¼ red onion, finely chopped
2 pounds fresh broccoli, broken into florets
½ cup raisins
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1 cup roasted cashews
Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet, and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned and crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate. Cool bacon and crumble into pieces.
Whisk together the mayonnaise, cider vinegar, and sugar in a mixing bowl until the sugar has dissolved. Add the broccoli, raisins, cashews, onion, and crumbled bacon. Stir until evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate the salad for at least 2 hours. Let stand at room temperature 15 to 20 minutes before serving.
Per Serving: 512 calories; protein 13.3g; carbohydrates 34.3g; fat 38g; cholesterol 30.9mg; sodium 734.7mg.