Black Walnut-Broccolini Salad

Lori McLain


Black walnuts are a favorite of mine since we had a tree when I grew up. A very distinct taste that inspired this tasty salad ...perfect side for any occasion !


★★★★★ 10 votes

30 Min


  • 1/4 c
    soft cream cheese, melted
  • 2 Tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    peanut oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4 c
    chopped broccolini
  • 1/2 c
    crispy cooked bacon pieces
  • 1/2 c
    soft golden raisins
  • 3/4 c
    chopped black walnuts
  • 2/3 c
    chopped red onions

How to Make Black Walnut-Broccolini Salad


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the melted cream cheese, vinegar, honey, peanut oil, onion powder, salt, and mayo. Whisk until well-blended, then cover and place in fridge for 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl combine the broccolini, bacon, golden raisins, black walnuts and red onions.
  3. Pour the dressing over the veggies and toss together.
  4. Cover and chill 15-20 minutes.
  5. Place the lightly chilled salad on serving plate or bowl.

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About Black Walnut-Broccolini Salad

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

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