Broccoli Salad

Serves 4 Side Serve or 2 as a Main

Can be vegetarian

Preparation Time 20 minutes

Cooking Time 5 minutes

Personal Note – All our family enjoy this healthy vitamin packed raw salad, even the little ones.

Tips – Feel free to experiment, you may wish to add coriander, mint, spring onion or even fresh chilli. You could even add grilled chicken breast to create a mains dish. The choice is yours. These measurements are more like suggestions, experiment to see what suits your taste best.

  • 1 large broccoli head, finely sliced with a knife or mandolin
  • handful toasted slithered almonds
  • 4 to 5 bacon rashes, fat removed (optional)
  • 1/4 cup natural yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  1. Thoroughly wash broccoli florets and cut into smaller florets. Finely slice and set aside.
  2. Lightly pan fry almond slithers until golden brown. Put aside and allow to cool.
  3. If adding bacon, chop into small bits and pan fry. Put these aside and allow to cool.
  4. Once cooled, add bacon and toasted almond slithers to chopped broccoli. Leave a little bacon and almonds aside for top dressing.
  5. Mix dressing ingredients together and allow to develop.
  6. Toss salad & dressing together just before serving in a lovely salad bowl. Add remaining almonds and bacon on top and serve.
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