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Garlic Broccoli Salad

Rated as 3.33 out of 5 Stars

"This broccoli salad is perfect to bring to a summer grill-out or to have as a side dish with your favorite meal. Broccoli is a great source of fiber and calcium."
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20 m servings 140
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Cover and bring the water to a boil. Add broccoli, cover, and steam until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Rinse broccoli under cold water until chilled; set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir pine nuts in the olive oil until lightly toasted, 2 to 3 minutes; remove from heat.
  4. Whisk rice vinegar, vegetable oil, garlic, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl.
  5. Transfer broccoli, pine nuts, and raisins to rice vinegar dressing; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 140 calories; 9.2 12.9 4.5 0 26 Full nutrition

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I made a loose interpretation of this recipe because of ingredient limitations and my own inability to follow instructions longer than two steps. So this is what I made: 4 cups broccoli chopped,...

It was ok but not to my personnel taste. I should have left the broccoli raw and not steamed it.

I like this recipe because it puts an interesting spin on a vegetable that I personally find kind of boring. I thought there was too much rice vinegar in this recipe so I would use less next tim...

We thought this was ok. I think I might have preferred keeping the broccoli raw and having the extra crunch. The broccoli on its own was lacking flavor. Salt helped a bit. I also had to add extr...

We were disappointed, and we were serving it to company . I thought the dressing was unpleasantly acerbic. I might try it again with a different vinegar -- perhaps red wine vinegar. Or even a...