The most effective dairy-free broccoli salad


Sharing a recipe for the perfect dairy-free broccoli salad. That is the right facet dish for dinners, scrumptious leftovers for lunch, and an superior wholesome summer season BBQ or potluck facet dish.

Hey pals! How’s the day going thus far? We’re again on the town after a visit to Phoenix for Nationals, and have a mountain of laundry + have some digital 1:1 appointments.

For right now’s publish, I believed I’d share a summer season facet dish recipe! Each time we’ve got pals over in the course of the summer season, discovering recipes for the *enjoyable* stuff like appetizers and desserts is at all times tremendous simple. I at all times like to verify we’ve got some sort of salad or vegetable, and am at all times in search of new favorites. Mia just lately shared her favourite broccoli salad recipe with me and I knew I needed to publish it right here on the weblog! It lasted about quarter-hour in our home.

I by chance discovered that the ladies love uncooked broccoli after we have been low on groceries and I used to be operating out of choices whereas packing their lunch + snacks for college. I’ll sometimes roast broccoli with dinner and so they are typically fairly meh about it. I wanted yet another spot to fill of their lunch bento packing containers, so I added some uncooked chopped broccoli. After I picked them up, they each stated how a lot they beloved the broccoli of their lunch, and I’ve been including it ever since. This broccoli salad was a HUGE hit in our home – we every had a bowl and it was gone.

Broccoli salad is a superb supply of fiber and nutritional vitamins. It’s additionally dairy-free, and consists of blanched broccoli, which nonetheless has a crunch, however might be simpler to digest than uncooked. You merely combine the entire elements right into a bowl and revel in! It’s additionally a flexible recipe; be happy to customise it as you want. You may swap out the almonds for an additional sort of nut, or use a distinct sort of dried fruit (like dried cranberries or raisins) as a substitute of the dates. Simply just be sure you don’t skip the celery seed, because it provides it a singular taste and crunch.

The most effective dairy-free broccoli salad

Components

1 head of broccoli (or a 12 oz bag of pre minimize florets)

Avocado oil mayo (Chosen meals, Sir Kensington or selfmade. I prefer to make my very own, or order Sir Kensington from Thrive Market)

Maple syrup (or honey) for slightly little bit of sweetness

Celery seed – don’t omit this ingredient!

Salt & pepper, to style

Onion powder

Pink onion

Apple cider vinegar or pink wine vinegar

Toasted, sliced almonds or pecans (you may also use walnuts, sunflower seeds or cashews)

Chopped dates

Bacon, cooked till crispy and chopped, non-compulsory (I used turkey bacon and it was SO good)

Directions

Step One

Chop the broccoli into florets. Fill a 2 qt saucepan with water and convey to a boil. Salt the water and drop within the uncooked broccoli florets into the pot. Set a timer for two minutes. In the meantime, fill a big bowl with ice and chilly water. Set subsequent to the range.  When the timer ends, skim the broccoli from the recent water and submerge into the ice bathtub.  Let stand within the ice bathtub for five minutes.

Step Two

Take away broccoli from the ice bathtub and permit it to empty on paper towels or a clear kitchen fabric.

Step Three

In a big bowl, mix mayo, maple syrup, celery seed, salt, black pepper, onion powder, chopped onion, and vinegar.  Whisk to mix.

Step 4

Add broccoli and stir to coat utterly. Add toasted, sliced almonds and chopped dates. Subsequent, add the non-compulsory bacon in case you’re utilizing bacon.

Step 5

Chill the salad till able to serve. Might be made as much as 4 hours earlier than serving!

*Tip: to make this a totally vegan broccoli salad, use Vegan mayo and skip the bacon. I really like serving this with some protein, like grilled hen or fish.

How lengthy is broccoli salad good within the fridge?

For those who use blanched broccoli, which might be simpler to digest than uncooked broccoli, it is going to preserve for sooner or later. For those who select to make use of uncooked (which completely works with this recipe!), it is going to preserve for as much as 3 days within the fridge.

Right here is the complete recipe:

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The most effective dairy-free broccoli salad

Cool and crispy salad that’s excellent to pair with any protein. This salad can also be simpler to digest because of the blanched broccoli.  Very versatile and straightforward to customise! Maintain it low-carb by omitting the dried fruit or substitute raisins or diced apples for the dates. This dairy-free broccoli salad is the right summer season facet dish!

  • Creator: Gina Harney // The Fitnessista
  • Prep Time: quarter-hour
  • Complete Time: quarter-hour

1 head of broccoli, chopped into florets (or a 12 oz bag of pre minimize florets)

½ cup avocado oil mayo (chosen meals, sir kensington or selfmade) 

1 tbsp maple syrup (or honey)

1 tsp celery seed

Salt & pepper, to style

2 tsp onion powder

¼ cup pink onion, finely minced

¼ cup apple cider or pink wine vinegar

⅓ cup toasted, sliced almonds or pecans

¼ cup chopped dates

3 slices of bacon, cooked till crispy and chopped, non-compulsory

  1. Fill a 2 qt saucepan with water and convey to a boil.  Salt the water and drop within the uncooked broccoli florets.  Set a timer for two minutes. In the meantime, fill a big bowl with ice and chilly water. Set subsequent to the range.  When the timer ends, skim the broccoli from the recent water and submerge into the ice bathtub.  Let stand within the ice bathtub for five minutes.
  2. Take away broccoli from the ice bathtub and permit it to empty on paper towels or a clear kitchen fabric.
  3. In a big bowl, mix mayo, maple syrup, celery seed, salt, black pepper, onion powder, chopped onion, and vinegar.  Whisk to mix.
  4. Add broccoli and stir to coat utterly.
  5. Add toasted, sliced almonds and chopped dates. Bacon, non-compulsory. 
  6. Chill the salad till able to serve. Might be made as much as 4 hours earlier than serving.  

The women and I completely LOVED this one. For those who’re in search of a scrumptious summer season facet dish, undoubtedly give it a whirl!

So inform me, pals: what are a few of your favourite summer season recipes? Please hyperlink it up within the feedback under!

xo

Gina

Extra summer season recipes:

S’mores in a jar with vegan chocolate mousse

Wholesome summer season celebration and grilling recipes

Vegan artichoke dip

Berry crumble in a jar



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