Friday, June 20, 2014

Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

I'm always looking for a good side dish to go with a hearty dinner. I absolutely LOVE broccoli salad, but sometimes feel like the large amount of mayonnaise and the red onion bother my stomach. This recipe has a little different dressing, still uses some mayonnaise, but I decided to substitute the red onion with sweet onion. SCORE! The recipe was based on Food Network's Melissa d'Arabian's recipe, I just added a few more ingredients and tweaked it a bit. Absolutely delicious! I hope you enjoy it too! To print recipe, click here:
Ingredients:
2-3 slices bacon, cut into small pieces, cooked
1 1/2 cups broccoli, cut into small florets
1 1/2 cups cauliflower, cut into small florets
1/4 sweet onion, chopped
1 large carrot, shredded (about 1 cup)
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Directions:
1) Cook bacon until nice and crispy. Once cooked, set aside on a paper towel lined plate to drain grease.
2) In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar, vinegar and Dijon mustard.  Add the vegetable oil and whisk. Then mix in the mayonnaise and Old Bay seasoning. Whisk well. Finally, season with salt and pepper.
3) Place the broccoli, cauliflower, onion, carrot and bacon into a large bowl. Toss well.
4) Pour the dressing over the vegetable mix and toss. Finally, add the shredded cheddar and mix well.
5) Chill for about 30 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts
Servings 4.0
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24 g37 %
Saturated Fat 6 g30 %
Monounsaturated Fat 9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 27 mg9 %
Sodium 501 mg21 %
Potassium 370 mg11 %
Total Carbohydrate 15 g5 %
Dietary Fiber 3 g11 %
Sugars 10 g
Protein 8 g15 %
Vitamin A74 %
Vitamin C82 %
Calcium16 %
Iron4 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.