Broccoli-Apple Salad is an easy, quick and delicious recipe for an also healthy side. Summary: broccoli and apples are sliced and then combined in a salad dressing using fat-free Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, canola oil mayonnaise and lemon juice topped with crumbled bacon and seasoned with fresh tarrogon and black pepper. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus), diabetic-friendly and heart-healthy recipe. Makes: (9) servings. The only cooking will be for the bacon. Broccoli-Apple Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
3 Tbsp cider vinegar
1 tsp whole-grain Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1 shallot, thinly sliced
1/3 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
3 Tbsp canola oil mayonnaise
(1 tbsp + 1 tsp) chopped fresh tarragon
(12 oz) broccoli florets
1 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
2 Gala apples, cored and cut into wedges
2 applewood-smoked bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl, and let stand for 10 minutes. Add yogurt, mayonnaise, and tarragon; stir with a whisk.
2. With food processor on, add the broccoli through the food chute of food processor fitted with the slicer attachment. Transfer broccoli to a bowl. Add juice to bowl of food processor. Repeat procedure with apples; add apples to bowl with broccoli.
3. Combine dressing and broccoli mixture; toss well to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours. Stir in bacon just before serving.
Yield: 9 servings.
Serving Size: 1 cup per serving.
Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2
Calories: 68, Total Fat: 2.5g, Saturated Fat: 0.4g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Sodium: 164mg, Sugars: 0g, Carbohydrates: 9g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 3g
Original recipe and image from: CookingLight.com. http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/shaved-broccoli-apple-salad
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