Irene's Winter Salad

Irene's Winter Salad

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This recipe comes from Eating Well...made by a recipe tester's mom every year at Christmas. Colors are very festive for the holidays, but delicious anytime of the year. Bonus is that it will travel well for picnics! Twenty minute marinating time is included in cooking time.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    broccoli florets, bite size
  • 4 c
    cauliflower florets, bite size
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/3 c
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    kalamata olives, quartered and pitted
  • 1/4 c
    sun-dried tomatoes, soft, chopped

How to Make Irene's Winter Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Place broccoli, cauliflower, and water in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover and cook on high until just tender, about 4 minutes. Drain.
  2. Mix lemon juice, olive oil, garlic powder, oregano, sugar and salt in another large bowl. Add the vegetables and toss to combine. Let marinate in the refrigerator, stirring once or twice, for 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in olives and tomatoes. Serve, drizzling with any dressing in the bowl.

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About Irene's Winter Salad

Course/Dish: Vegetables Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American




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