Broccoli Salad

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broccoli salad

 This is crunchy,healthy and refreshing broccoli salad with creamy garlic dressing.Try it for your next lunch or dinner.

Broccoli Salad

Ingredients

  • Salad-
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 green onion sprigs chopped
  • 6 radishes cut in half and sliced
  • 1 small cucumber cut in half and sliced
  • 2 hard boiled eggs sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar or Colby jack cheese
  • Optional-1/2 cup LA ChOY chow mein noodles
  • Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons mayonaisse
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tablespoon dill chopped (optional)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper.

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients for dressing.
  2. Mix all the ingredients for the salad with the dressing.
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Asian Noodle Salad

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This vegetarian Asian noodle salad is light and healthy with lots of flavors. Peanuts and vegetables give a nice crunch to soft noodles and the dressing is just perfect with out being overpowering.

Dressing:

1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp.sesame oil
3 cloves garlic minced
2 tsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. sugar
1-2 tbsp. Sriracha sauce *

* optional

Combine all the ingredients. Let sit for atleast 1 hour to let flavors combine.

Salad:

1 handful cilantro leaves ,chopped
1 handful basil leaves, chopped*
4 green onions,diced finely
1/2 red bell pepper,julienned
1/2 yellow bell pepper, julienned
1 cup of shredded carrots
1/2 cup toasted peanuts
1/2 lb. whole wheat spaghetti noodles (cooked)
1 handful of sugar snap peas*
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds*

* optional

Prepare all the vegetables and cook the noodles. Rinse the noodles with cold water and drain.
Add the vegetables and peanuts.
Mix the dressing then add to the salad. Stir and serve.

This recipe was adapted from For the Love of Cooking.

Asian Noodle Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp.sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp. Sriracha sauce *
  • * optional
  • Combine all the ingredients. Let sit for atleast 1 hour to let flavors combine.

Instructions

  1. Salad:
  2. 1 handful cilantro leaves ,chopped
  3. 1 handful basil leaves, chopped*
  4. 4 green onions,diced finely
  5. 1/2 red bell pepper,julienned
  6. 1/2 yellow bell pepper, julienned
  7. 1 cup of shredded carrots
  8. 1/2 cup toasted peanuts
  9. 1/2 lb. whole wheat spaghetti noodles (cooked)
  10. 1 handful of sugar snap peas*
  11. 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds*
  12. * optional
  13. Prepare all the vegetables and cook the noodles. Rinse the noodles with cold water and drain.
  14. Add the vegetables and peanuts.
  15. Mix the dressing then add to the salad. Stir and serve.
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