This apple broccoli walnut salad is lighter, creamier but not mayo heavy. Its loaded with apples, broccoli, carrots, walnuts, onions, raisins, cranberries and pumpkin seeds. Its best to make this ahead and refrigerate for an hour before serving. Watch the Recipe Video ABOVE to see step by step directions.
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Boil water in a pot and when it comes to a roaring boil, add the broccoli florets. Blanch them for exactly 30 seconds and strain them. Rinse them with cold water and set aside.
To make the dressing, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider, honey and salt.
To assemble the salad, toss together broccoli, carrots, apples, walnuts, onions, raisins, cranberries and pepitas (pumpkin seeds). Drizzle with dressing, and toss to mix well. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.
Greek yogurt can be substituted with the same quantity of hung curd
Apple cider vinegar can be substituted with the same quantity of lime juice
You can also use a mix of red and green apples to make the salad more colorful and if you enjoy a little tartness in your salad