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No Mayo Easy Broccoli Salad

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Crunchy no mayo easy broccoli salad with shredded carrots, green onion, lots of sliced almonds and homemade dressing. Vegetarian and healthy raw broccoli salad is great for lunch.

Vegetarian cold broccoli salad with shredded carrots and green onion.

Are you tired of the same old mayonnaise-laden broccoli salads? Look no further! You can make a refreshing and healthier alternative – a delicious no mayo broccoli salad. Packed with vibrant colors and nutrient-rich ingredients like carrots, green onions, and almonds, this salad is not only visually appealing but also bursting with flavors. To top it off, create a homemade dressing that perfectly complements the crispness of the vegetables. Get ready to elevate your salad game with this irresistible dish!

Imagine making healthy and cold side dish with raw veggies and few simple dressing ingredients in 20 minutes. Delicious and mouthwatering salad with sour/sweet flavors great for lunch, brunch or as a side dish for dinner.

No Mayo Easy Broccoli Salad Recipe

Texture: crunchy.
Taste: salty, tangy and a little sweet.
Simplicity: easy to make, chop veggies, make no mayo dressing.
Meal Type: luncheon, side dish and brunch.

Ingredients Needed

Green chive, broccoli, salt, mustard, spices, carrot, red wine vinegar, greek yogurt, almonds.
  • Broccoli – chopped into small pieces.
  • Carrot – shredded raw carrot.
  • Green Onion – chopped green onion, you can substitute with chive.
  • Almonds – sliced toasted almonds
  • Olive Oil – to make the dressing. You can substitute with canola oil, grapeseed oil, avocado oil etc.
  • Greek Yogurt – plain unflavored greek yogurt.
  • Red Wine Vinegar – to make the dressing.
  • Honey Mustard – needed for the dressing.
  • Honey – liquid honey will work the best for this recipe.
  • Garlic Powder – for extra garlic flavor.
  • Salt – Himalayan, sea salt or table salt.

How to make Broccoli Salad

  1. (Check printable recipe & video below). Get all ingredients: broccoli, carrot, green onion, almonds, olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic powder, greek yogurt, salt, honey mustard and honey.
  2. Chop broccoli and green onion, shred carrot, combine them in a large bowl.
  3. Make dressing by mixing olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic powder, greek yogurt, salt, honey mustard and honey.
  4. Mix the dressing with raw veggies.
  5. On the frying pan toast sliced almonds, add it on the top of the salad or mix in.
Broccoli, carrot, green onion in a bowl, dressing and almonds on the pan.

Cold Broccoli Salad Tips

  • Cut broccoli into small pieces before mixing with other ingredients.
  • Add more honey if the dressing is to sour for you or you prefer sweeter dish.
  • You can mix in sliced toasted almonds together with salad or just sprinkle over the top.
  • Also, you can add more salt if you prefer more salty dish.
  • SUBSTITUTIONS & VARIATIONS: You can use pine nuts instead of almonds, sour cream can be substituted for greek yogurt.
Easy broccoli salad no mayo made with crunchy almonds.

Vegetarian Salad Faq’s

What does broccoli salad go with?

Healthy raw broccoli salad can be a great side dish for your Oven Baked Chicken Thighs or Oven Baked Basa Fish Fillets. It will go well with potatoes, rice, quinoa, and any type of meat.

How long is broccoli salad good in fridge?

It can last 3-5 days in closed container in the fridge. However, broccoli salad can be stored in the refrigerator for a certain period of time, but its shelf life depends on various factors like the ingredients used and how it’s prepared and stored. For example, keep in mind the expiration day of greek yogurt, since it is dairy.

Do you steam broccoli?

No, you don’t have to steam the broccoli florets to make this side dish, however if would like a softer veggie, you can steam it for few minutes. Raw broccoli should be used for this recipe.

Other Salad Recipes

Raw healthy broccoli salad with homemade dressing.

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No Mayo Easy Broccoli Salad

Broccoli salad with carrot, green onion and homemade greek yogurt dressing.
Prep Time20 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 283kcal
Author: Ilona

Ingredients

  • 3 cups broccoli chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrot shredded
  • 1/2 cup green onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup almonds sliced, toasted
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 Tbsp. greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 4 tsp. honey mustard
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine broccoli, carrot, green onion and almonds. Set aside.
    3 cups broccoli, 1/2 cup carrot, 1/2 cup green onion, 1/2 cup almonds
  • In a medium bowl make dressing, add olive oil, greek yogurt, red wine vinegar, honey mustard, honey, garlic powder and salt, mix well.
    1/4 cup olive oil, 5 Tbsp. greek yogurt, 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar, 4 tsp. honey mustard, 1 tsp. honey, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 1/4 tsp. salt
  • Add dressing to veggies, mix well.
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Low Calorie, Vegetarian

Video

Notes

  • Cut broccoli into small pieces before mixing with other ingredients.
  • Add more honey if the dressing is to sour for you or you prefer sweeter dish.
  • You can mix in sliced toasted almonds together with salad or just sprinkle over the top.
  • Also, you can add more salt if you prefer more salty dish.
  • What does broccoli salad go with? Healthy raw broccoli salad can be a great side dish for your Oven Baked Chicken Thighs or Oven Baked Basa Fish Fillets. It will go well with potatoes, rice, quinoa, and any type of meat.

Nutrition

Calories: 283kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 8gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0.003gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 187mgPotassium: 459mgFiber: 5gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 3210IUVitamin C: 62mgCalcium: 115mgIron: 2mg
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Update Notes: The post was originally published in August 27, 2020. On September, 2023 it was updated with tips.

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