I grew up eating this salad, though my mom made her Broccoli Waldorf Salad with sunflower seeds instead of pecans. I thought all waldorf salad had broccoli in it until I started looking for a recipe and nothing was right! So to me, this Broccoli Waldorf Salad is what waldorf salads are supposed to be!
I make my Broccoli Waldorf Salad with both dried cranberries and raisins, but you can easily use either. And I use gala apples, but if you want a bit of tartness, use granny smith instead.
I love that this is a really easy recipe, and that you can basically add or subtract any ingredients you’d like. You can make it ahead of time, just stir it up really well right before serving, and it will look as good as new.
- 1/2 C mayonnaise
- 1 Tbsp sugar
- 1 Tbsp milk
- 4 C chopped broccoli
- 1 chopped apple
- 2 stalks chopped celery
- 1/3 C dried cranberries
- 1/3 C raisins
- 1/2 C chopped nuts
- In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sugar and milk. Set aside.
- Stir together remaining ingredients in a medium bowl.
- Pour dressing on broccoli fruit mixture and stir until everything is coated.
- For best results, chill for 30 minutes before serving.
Have you ever had waldorf salad with broccoli in it?
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