Garden Orchard Salad

Source: USDA Mixing Bowl

Serving size: 1 portion

Servings per recipe: 4 portions

A fast and simple salad that's great to make with kids.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets (coarsely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup carrot (grated)
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower (coarsely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup apple (chopped, cored and diced, not peeled)
  • 1/4 cup green onion (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, non-fat vanilla
  • 1/4 cup peanuts, unsalted, dry-roasted (chopped)

Materials

Cutting board Large bowl Mixing spoon Sharp knife Vegetable peeler

Instructions

1. Wash your hands and work area.

2. Mix all ingredients together in serving bowl.

3. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or longer to allow flavors to blend. Serve cold.

4. Cover and refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

Try substituting peanuts with other favorite nuts or seeds like almonds, cashews, or sunflower seeds.

You can also add dried fruit like raisins or craisins.

More About Apples

How to Select

Select apples that are firm, smooth without major bruises, shiny and smell fresh.

How to Store

Apples can be stored in a plastic bag in a refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

How to Prepare

Apples are most commonly eaten raw either whole or sliced. they can also be cooked into recipes or mashed into apple sauce.