Broccoli and Walnut Salad

Nuts provide a host of health benefits. They lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk for heart disease and stroke. They help control weight, and lower insulin needs for people with diabetes.

This nutty salad is chock full of vegetables and complementary flavors.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups broccoli florets, roughly chopped

  • ½ medium head cauliflower, roughly chopped

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 3/4 cup chopped onions

  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 6 to 12 large lettuce leaves

  • 2 beefsteak tomatoes cut into wedges

Directions

In a large mixing bowl, combine the broccoli, cauliflower, raisins, onions, bell pepper, and walnuts.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the vinegar and olive oil. Toss with the combined salad ingredients.

Serve on the lettuce leaves with tomato wedges on salad plates.

Makes 6 servings

Each serving contains 271 calories, 16 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 37 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrates, 5.8 g fiber, 21 g sugar, 5.6 g protein.

Online Medical Reviewer: Brittany Poulson MDA RDN CD CDE
Online Medical Reviewer: Heather M Trevino BSN RNC
Online Medical Reviewer: Heather Trevino
Date Last Reviewed: 2/1/2023
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