Broccoli Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Broccoli Salad With Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

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Sheri Mullins


I'm always trying to find different side dishes and I love anything lemon.


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  • 2 Tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 1
    lemon, zested
  • 1/2
    lemon, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • dash(es)
    red pepper flakes
  • SALAD:

  • 1 lb
    broccoli, trimmed of stalk, rinsed, and thinly sliced
  • 8 oz
    yellow, orange or red cherry tomatoes (or grape), a combination is nice
  • 1/4 c
    fresh basil, julienned
  • 1/4 c
    walnut pieces, toasted

How to Make Broccoli Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette


  1. Combine the ingredients for the dressing up to and including olive oil.
  2. Whisk in the olive oil until emulsified
  3. Place the sliced broccoli in a serving dish. Add red pepper flakes to dressing and pour in the dressing and toss together until the broccoli is coated. Refrigerate for roughly an hour.
  4. Meanwhile, toast nuts in skillet over medium heat.
  5. Slice the tomatoes in half
  6. Remove the broccoli from the fridge. Add the cherry tomatoes and julienned basil and gently toss to combine
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts.

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About Broccoli Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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

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