Tuesday, January 6, 2015

broccoli salad recipe with Lime Mayonnaise

easy broccoli recipes
3 large heads broccoli, cut into florets

salad dressing
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) wine vinegar
  • ½ clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup (250 ml) olive oil
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) finely chopped fresh parsley
LIME MAYONNAISE
  • 2 cups (500 ml) mayonnaise
  • 2 cups (500 ml) light sour cream
  • 1/3 cup (85 ml) freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) finely grated lime peel
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) grated horseradish root
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Dijon mustard
broccoli salad

how to make salad


  1. Place florets in a steamer. Steamer over boiling water until just tender (approximately 3 minutes). If you have only a small steamer this can be done in batches.
  2. When cooked, plunge instantly into ice water, taking care not to break the florets. cool. cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.

To Prepare Italian Dressing: Combine vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Gradually whisk in oil and parsley. Sprinkle over broccoli florets just before serving.

To Prepare Lime Mayonnaise: Whisk ingredients together in a bowl. This dressing can be prepared in advanced and stored in the refrigerator. Serve separately.