This recipe for Broccoli Cranberry Salad is a delicious and flavorful salad that can be enjoyed as a lunch or as a side dish with dinner. It has a perfect balance of flavors, combining the earthiness of broccoli with the sweetness of cranberries. The dressing is rich and tangy, adding creaminess to the salad. It only takes 10 minutes to make and is made with simple, kitchen ingredients.
To make this salad, you’ll need fresh broccoli florets, broccoli slaw mix, dried cranberries, salted sunflower seeds, mayonnaise, sour cream, dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, and granulated sugar. The broccoli should be chopped into manageable sizes, and the dressing should be whisked together until creamy. Mix the broccoli slaw, fresh broccoli, cranberries, and sunflower seeds together in a separate bowl, and then pour the dressing over the salad and mix to combine. If desired, you can add additional ingredients such as bacon bits, chicken breast, or nuts to make it a main dish.
This Broccoli Cranberry Salad can be served alongside a variety of dishes, including grilled teriyaki chicken, ribeye steak, soups, and sandwiches. It stays fresh for about 2 days in the refrigerator if dressed, or 4 days if the dressing is stored separately. Enjoy!