Broccoli Salad with Smoked Sea Salt

Broccoli Salad with Smoked Sea Salt

It always amazes me when I see a traditional broccoli salad. It’s like taking an unbelievable healthy ingredient, broccoli in this case, and then adding every unhealthy ingredient you can think of: mayonnaise, sugar, bacon, cheese.

The trick with this recipe was to come up with a healthier version that still tasted amazing. The secret ingredient is – smoked sea salt. It’s just enough to give it a smoky flavor and changes the flavor of the entire dish. Tell me what you think. #ChangeYourBuds

¼ cup unsalted, roasted pumpkin seeds
1/3 cup dried cranberries
4 teaspoons white vinegar
2 green onions ,thinly sliced into rounds
1/8 teaspoon smoked salt (if unavailable use kosher salt)
1/3 cup mayonnaise (Want to try homemade mayo?  I show you how HERE.)
1 head broccoli, cut into small florets (Approximately 4 cups)

1. Mix mayonnaise and white vinegar in a small bowl
2. Add broccoli to a large bowl
3. Add mayonnaise mixture to broccoli and stir well
4. Add green onions, pumpkin seeds and cranberries to the bowl and stir
5. Season with smoked salt to taste


Yield: 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories (kcal) 146.32
Protein (g) 3.37
Carbohydrates (g) 8.36
Total Dietary Fiber (g) 1.75
Total Sugars (g) 5.37
Added Sugar (g) 3.26
Fat (g) 11.58
Saturated Fat (g) 1.97
Cholesterol (mg) 5.15
Calcium (mg) 25.58
Magnesium (mg) 12.20
Phosphorus (mg) 34.30 Low Phosphorus
Potassium (mg) 199.78 Low Potassium
Sodium (mg) 130.98 Low Sodium

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