Broccoli Salad

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Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
Servings 
Serves 3-4

This is one salad that I can have on it's own, without any accompanying meal! Utterly delicious with an awesome sweet and salty combination, and you will find yourself taking second and third helpings easily! It goes well with bbq's of any kind, roasts, pasta dishes, burgers, etc.

Ingredients
1
head of broccoli, cut into florets and cleaned well
1
small carrot, grated
1
small firm ripe tomato, cut into cubes (you can even use halved plum tomatoes)
1
small red onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup
sweet corn, drained
1/4 cup
roasted cashewnuts (or almonds)
1/4 cup
raisins
(optional)
1/2 cup
mayonnaise
(or mix quarter cup thick yoghurt with quarter cup mayo)
2-3 tbsp
sugar
1 tbsp
lemon juice or white vinegar
Instructions 

Combine the broccoli florets, chopped tomato, grated carrot, sweet corn, chopped onion, raisins and the cashews, mix well.

In a small bowl mix the mayonnaise (and yoghurt if you're using it), sugar, and lemon/vinegar. Beat with a fork until smooth and creamy. Pour this dressing into the salad and stir carefully until everything is coated. Chill this salad for a few hours and serve!

Enjoy! :)


Comments

salams dear congrt on the web am not fun of broccoli but my huby love it so inshALLAH soon am gona suprice him with this salad coz it just looks yummy but have a question we dnt boil the broccoli??? thnkx alot dear

Fauzia's Kitchen Fun's picture

W/Salaam Rina, thanks dear. And no do not boil the broccoli for this recipe, just chop into florets then clean/rinse it well and drain. Boiling will make the broccoli limp and soggy in the salad. Needs to be fresh and crisp.

aww thnkx alot for the feedback inshALLAH i will let u knw the result soon

Tried it only today ....was awesum....just replaced raisins with grapes...sumptuous....!!

Fauzia congratulation on your website it has such warm colors. Big fun of yours and this is one recipe that has become a weekly tradition in our house, very delicious . Thank you so much for sharing your talent and May Allah blessed You abundantly

Salam. This luk appealing. Will give it a try inshaAllah. JazakAllahu khairan.

Fauzia's Kitchen Fun's picture

Absolutely ok. In fact, it will make it healthier. :) Mayo gives a richer taste.

Is it ok if u use only yoghurt n no mayo?

Tried it and came out wow....absolutely restaurant style:-) Thank u sooo much dear:-) God bless u:-)