By Charlotte J on October 08, 2003
Photo by Boomette
Photo by Boomette
"Here is a healthy cold salad made with yogurt instead of all that mayo. Use a food chopper to speed up the prep time."
Serving Size: 1 (173 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
"Didn't miss the mayo a bit. The proportions of the ingredients are just right. I'm making a note to myself to cut the broccoli up the same size as the apples. Excellent salad!"
"Nice easy quick salad. Used cashews instead of walnuts and plain Greek yoghurt as that's what I already had. Went down well with the crew."
"I used 2 cortland apples. I omitted the red onion. I used half low-fat vanilla yogurt and half light mayonnaise. It's better after a few hours in the fridge. I may add a little bit of sugar to the dressing next time. Or Splenda to make it healthier. Thanks Charlotte :) Made for Potluck tag game"
"What a flavorsome refreshing salad. I used no-fat vanilla yogurt. Cut recipe back to one serving. The only thing I would change is to steam the broccoli for about 2 minutes and let them completely cool in the fridge. I want the broccoli still very crisp but just a bit off the raw stage - This will be made often"
"Not really a GREAT broccoli salad, thogh it IS healthy! Maybe some plain yogurt/low-fat sour cream would make it more like a "real" broccoli salad."
"I like it, I don't LOVE it. We all kept going back and retrying it to see if we liked it lol but never really figured it out. I'm with LA28, I think I would omit the onions next time. I did add more yogurt then called for and more raisins. Tastey healthy summer salad though, and a good quick throw together for a BBQ."
"Simple, good, and healthy. I'm not big on heavy dressings, so this was perfect for me. Better when made ahead. Thanks for sharing the recipe!"
"Made this for Easter dinner yesterday and was very pleased! I made enough for 9 servings and used two 6 ounce containers of yogurt (which is more than specified). It just didn't seem like enough as written. I used red and green apples and probably added a few extra red onions as well. Very easy and makes a great low fat salad. Will be making again, thanks!"
"My husband loved this and he hates raisins and nuts - so it must be good. I am not a huge fan of raw broccoli, but to each his own"
"Excellent, low-fat & healthy, salad!! I loved the flavor combination. I cut my broccoli into very small florets, added few thin carrot dimes and a couple dashes of ginger to the yogurt dressing (fresh would be best). An awesome salad that I will certainly make again."
"I think next time I will either steam the broccoli or leave it out all together. I liked the apple, walnut and raisins with the yogurt but didn't care for the raw broccoli with it even tho I do like to dip raw broccoli, just didn't like it in this. I may try some arugula or another leafy green. It does need to sit for a few hours b4 serving. All in all a good recipe that I will be playing with a little. Thanks for posting."
"Loved this! Added some cauliflower and celery, and left out the walnuts. Refrigerated it a few hours and the flavors blended really well. Loved the apple and broccoli together. I also loved the crunchy celery in it! Will definitely make again!"
"Very nice salad. I added some bacon bits for a little added flavor. This tastes better after it sits for a little bit. Very easy to make and will be having this quite often! Thanks!"
"Ths salad was really delicious. The only change I made was I blanched the broccoli which made it a vibrant green. I love salads with raisins in them!"
"Wow. I LOVE this recipe! I have made this a few times now and each time I change it a bit depending on what is available at the store. My favourite change is to omit the walnuts and raisins and throw in a bag of "Mandarin Magic" or "Very Cherry" from Del Monte. (They are bags of mixed nuts with dried fruit.) I keep coming back to the original recipe as my starting point though. Thank you for such a great, easy recipe."
"This is a wonderful salad. The flavors and textures were great! The colors are amazing and tempting, and the crunch factor was important for me. I did find that it tasted even better after letting it set for half an hour. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. Definately a keeper!"
"I really enjoyed this salad. My husband was not a big fan, which is why I gave it a four stars instead of five....I will definitely make again though for me!"
"I took this to a potluck and half the people there asked me for the recipe! I didn't like it right after making it, but after the flavors mingled for a couple of hours it was great. The next day the broccoli was still crunchy and the apples weren't brown. I doubled the recipe, using 2 granny smith and 2 macintosh apples. I did use extra yogurt -- 2 6 oz containers. Thanks for a healthy delicious recipe!"
"What a great healthy salad! We ended up using about a full cup of fat free vanilla yogurt. The vanilla yogurt/onion combination was interesting - might try plain yogurt next time for comparison. The texture is wonderful. Thanks for the recipe! UPDATE: We've made this a few times now, and enjoy it the most with double the vanilla yogurt and the onions omitted. Thanks again!"
"A great little salad, Charlotte. I used one MacIntosh and one Granny Smith apple. Very colorful and fresh tasting. I liked the crunchy texture. I had to sprinkle a little salt on it, though. With my addiction to salt, there was no way around it. Thanks for sharing this recipe. "