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Broccoli and Olive Salad with
Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette

No recipe image available.Fresh broccoli salad with a Mediterranean flavor.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 cups fresh broccoli florets
14 cups torn mixed salad greens
1 large red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 cup pitted kalamata olives
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 ounces crumbled herb or plain feta cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. In large covered saucepan, cook broccoli in a small amount of boiling water about 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In large salad bowl, combine broccoli, salad greens, bell pepper and olives.
  3. In screw-top jar, combine oil, lemon peel, lemon juice, dill, garlic, crushed red pepper and salt. Cover and shake well. Pour over greens mixture; toss lightly to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories 121 calories Protein 4 grams; Fat 10 grams; Sodium 329 milligrams; Cholesterol 8 milligrams; Saturated Fat 2 grams; Carbohydrates 7 grams; Fiber 3 grams.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.