Salads are full of fruits and vegetables and also complete our daily requirements of vitamins and minerals; most specifically green salads are high in antioxidants that remarkably help in improving health. They are prepared in no time and provide lots of health benefits together with some flavorsome dressing of your choice.
Broccoli and Sunflower Seed Salad is one such salad that is easy to make and is prepared in no time. It’s a fun salad that is both sweet and sour flavored with tasty dressing and is full of nutrition. There can be many ways to prepare this salad but it is usually made with some dried fruits like raisins, almonds and walnuts. Also, adding more ingredients in this way will not only make it more flavorsome but also raise its nutritive value. This salad is usually served after refrigerating it until the time it gets chilled.
In order to learn how to prepare Broccoli and Sunflower Seed Salad follow the guide given below:
- 1 bunch Broccoli
- 1 cup sunflower seeds
- 1 Red Onion
- ½ cup dried raisins
- ½ cup almonds
- ½ cup walnuts
Before preparing this salad recipe it is a good idea that you thoroughly wash all the ingredients and also the entire work surface that you will be using. Also, make sure that you wash hands properly and clean all the utensils that will be used. It is a good habit to keep everything in your kitchen clean and neat.
Before getting started make sure all the vegetables are fresh. You can also use organically grown vegetables depending on your own personal taste.
Cut the broccoli bunch into small pieces that should make 5 to 6 cups. After this, slice the onions into fine rings. Be sure to be careful while using a knife to cut the onions as you do not want to cut yourself.
After you are done with chopping, add all the ingredients in the salad bowl including broccoli, sunflower seeds, onion rings dried raisins, almonds and walnuts. This is the perfect time to add or reduce any particular ingredient according to the way you prefer it. Increasing or decreasing any particular ingredient will not have a huge impact on the overall taste of the salad.
Season with lemon juice, salt, grounded black pepper, sugar and mayonnaise. It is entirely up to you as to the type of seasoning that you prefer on your salad. Try to find the perfect balance between sweet and sour for the best tasting salad.
Refrigerate it for one hour and make sure to cover it while it is getting cold.
Serve in a salad serving bowl and enjoy. Remember it is your own preference as to how you want to serve this delicious salad to your guests. Your friends and family will definitely enjoy this great tasting salad.