All issues crunchy and colourful are mixed on this broccoli apple salad. And it’s a magnificence! Vivid broccoli florets, crisp apples, crunchy shallots, candied nuts and slivered pink onions are tossed in a barely candy, creamy almond dressing.
It is a hearty and substantial salad with numerous play between the candy of the apple, the savory shallots, and the crunch of the candied walnuts and crisp, flash-boiled broccoli. It’s the kind of factor that’s welcome on nearly any desk – vacation, picnic, Tuesday evening, or desk at work. I for those who’re on the look out for feel-good lunch concepts, I additionally love this broccoli salad as a bento element.
Make Forward Plan
With a little bit of planning, this recipe comes collectively shortly. You can also make most of elements forward of time, however, pro-tip, do not costume the salad till you’re able to serve it. This preserves the assorted crunches. Make the almond butter dressing up to some days upfront. Similar goes for the crispy shallots. If you’ll do the model with candied walnuts, these will maintain in an air-tight container for weeks. Past that you simply’re merely boiling broccoli and slicing apples.
Broccoli Salad Variations
Ginger Carrot Broccoli Salad: Swap out the creamy almond butter dressing within the recipe under, and use this ginger carrot dressing as an alternative.
Broccoli Apple Salad with Spicy Ranch Dressing: Swap out the creamy almond butter within the recipe under and use this spicy ranch dressing on this wedge salad recipe as an alternative.
Broccoli Apple Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing: On this model, swap out the almond butter and swap in peanut butter.