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Apple Broccoli Salad

May 10, 2021

Try this crunchy salad by Lisa Cooper, MS, RD, LDN, at Orlando Health Center for Health Improvement, it's high in fiber and cancer-fighting phytochemicals and makes a great side dish! 🥦


Serves 6



For the Salad

  • 4 cups broccoli, cut and shredded (2 medium heads)

  • 3 apples, diced

  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced

  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, shelled


For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper



For the Salad:

Cut broccoli florets into small pieces. Cut the broccoli stalk by removing the hard outer skin and cutting the inner stalk into matchstick-size pieces. Use a mandolin or food processor if available. Place broccoli in a bowl and add apples, red onion, dried cranberries, and sunflower seeds.


For the Dressing:

Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl. Add the dressing to salad and toss. Chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories: 312
Protein: 4g
Fat: 21g (2.5g saturated fat)
Carbs: 31g
Fiber: 5g



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