Broccoli Raisin Salad

Source: Modified from a recipe at Food Hero

Serving size: 9 servings

Servings per recipe: 2/3 cup

Sweet & savory; quick & easy!

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  • 6 chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion (1/2 small red onion)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup bacon bits (optional)
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 fat-free yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar


Cutting board and sharp knife, one large and one small bowl, measuring cups and spoons


  1. Combine chopped broccoli, raisins, chopped onion, sunflower seeds and optional bacon bits in a large bowl.
  2. Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, sugar and vinegar in a small bowl.
  3. Stir mayonnaise mixture into salad.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


Try using less sugar, because the raisins are sweet enough.

More About Broccoli

How to Select

Buy fresh or frozen in whole heads or florets. Broccoli heads should be odorless with tight, bluish-green florets.

How to Store

Refrigerate broccoli and use within 3-5 days.

How to Prepare

Broccoli can be sauteed, steamed, boiled or eaten raw. Toss broccoli in a stir-fry, add it to salads, throw it on pizzas or dip it in low-fat ranch for a fun treat!