Crunchy Broccoli Salad With Raspberry Vinaigrette

Serves 6-8 Simple, healthy, easy-to-make Broccoli Salad with nuts, fruits and bacon! The delicious homemade Raspberry Vinaigrette, made with STAR White Wine Vinegar and Extra Virgin Olive Oil, brings it all together. #STARFineFoods Ingredients:
For The Salad
6 cups fresh broccoli florets 1 cup mixed dried berries ½-cup roasted sunflower kernels ¼-cup sliced almonds 4 slices bacon, cooked to a desired crisp and crumbled 1 small red onion, sliced
For The Raspberry Vinaigrette
½-cup fresh raspberries ½-teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons STAR White Wine Vinegar 6 tablespoons STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste ¼-cup plain, non-fat yogurt (optional) Instructions:

In a large salad bowl combine broccoli, dried fruits, sunflower seeds, almonds, crumbled bacon, and red onions; set aside.

Set a handheld wire strainer over a small jar or glass.

Using a spoon, push the raspberries through the wire strainer to puree. Reserve the raspberry juice.

Transfer puree to a small mixing bowl; stir in the raspberry juice, sugar, lemon juice, vinegar.

Whisk in the olive oil until completely incorporated.

Add salt and pepper; continue to whisk until well combined.

At this point, you can also whisk in the yogurt, if using.

Pour dressing over broccoli mixture; toss to combine.

Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

Stir before serving.

If salad is a bit dry, stir in little olive oil or yogurt (if using) to moisten.

Serve

Crunchy Broccoli Salad With Raspberry Vinaigrette

Simple, healthy, easy-to-make Broccoli Salad with nuts, fruits and bacon! The delicious homemade Raspberry Vinaigrette, made with STAR White Wine Vinegar and Extra Virgin Olive Oil, brings it all together. #STARFineFoods

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

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White Wine Vinegar

Perfect as a replacement for heavy cream or butter to balance flavors. Using STAR Wine Vinegars is a quick and easy way to enhance foods without adding extra calories, fat or salt.

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Ingredients

  • For The Salad
  • 6 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup mixed dried berries
  • ½-cup roasted sunflower kernels
  • ¼-cup sliced almonds
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked to a desired crisp and crumbled
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • For The Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • ½-cup fresh raspberries
  • ½-teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons STAR White Wine Vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • ¼-cup plain, non-fat yogurt (optional)

Instructions

1

In a large salad bowl combine broccoli, dried fruits, sunflower seeds, almonds, crumbled bacon, and red onions; set aside.

2

Set a handheld wire strainer over a small jar or glass.

3

Using a spoon, push the raspberries through the wire strainer to puree. Reserve the raspberry juice.

4

Transfer puree to a small mixing bowl; stir in the raspberry juice, sugar, lemon juice, vinegar.

5

Whisk in the olive oil until completely incorporated.

6

Add salt and pepper; continue to whisk until well combined.

7

At this point, you can also whisk in the yogurt, if using.

8

Pour dressing over broccoli mixture; toss to combine.

9

Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

10

Stir before serving.

11

If salad is a bit dry, stir in little olive oil or yogurt (if using) to moisten.

12

Serve

1

In a large salad bowl combine broccoli, dried fruits, sunflower seeds, almonds, crumbled bacon, and red onions; set aside.

2

Set a handheld wire strainer over a small jar or glass.

3

Using a spoon, push the raspberries through the wire strainer to puree. Reserve the raspberry juice.

4

Transfer puree to a small mixing bowl; stir in the raspberry juice, sugar, lemon juice, vinegar.

5

Whisk in the olive oil until completely incorporated.

6

Add salt and pepper; continue to whisk until well combined.

7

At this point, you can also whisk in the yogurt, if using.

8

Pour dressing over broccoli mixture; toss to combine.

9

Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

10

Stir before serving.

11

If salad is a bit dry, stir in little olive oil or yogurt (if using) to moisten.

12

Serve

Recipe developed by: http://diethood.com

Prep Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 20 mins

Serves: 6-8

In This Recipe

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

Learn More Buy Now

White Wine Vinegar

Perfect as a replacement for heavy cream or butter to balance flavors. Using STAR Wine Vinegars is a quick and easy way to enhance foods without adding extra calories, fat or salt.

Learn More Buy Now

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