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Broccoli meets Cauliflower in this easy and delicious Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Salad recipe. Crunchy, creamy, flavorful and lightened up with Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise. Perfect as a side dish or salad.

broccoli and cauliflower

Easy Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Salad Recipe

I put a little twist to the classic broccoli salad recipe by adding some cauliflower to it. This recipe usually calls for mayonnaise and I substituted that with greek yogurt instead. This Broccoli cauliflower salad recipe is so easy to make and so scrumptious. Very filling and great to have a side dish, appetizer or salad.

If you like broccoli salad with bacon go ahead and add some to this recipe. I personally don’t eat bacon or pork so I don’t use them on my recipes. I pretty much kept this broccoli salad vegetarian.

veggie salad side dish

Is Broccoli healthy for your body?

Broccoli is high in fiber and good to include in your diet. It promotes good digestive health. They are not only a good source of folic acid, but they are also high in Vitamin C and K. Need to include some potassium into your diet and don’t want to eat loads of bananas? Then incorporate some broccoli into your diet by making salads instead of just steaming broccoli.

easy cauliflower salad bowl

Is it okay to eat broccoli every day?

Broccoli is among one of the healthiest veggies to add to your diet. As mentioned above they are a good source of fiber and great for gut health among many other health benefits of broccoli. The only exception would be for people with hypothyroidism. It’s been found that high intakes of cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, turnips, and cabbage cause hypothyroidism.

broccoli side dish salad

How long does broccoli cauliflower salad last

This Broccoli Cauliflower salad recipe should last about 3 days in the fridge if stored in an airtight container. Assuming the salad is already mixed. If you decide to save the dressing on the side and mix the salad later, it should be ok in the fridge for up to 5 days.

easy veggie side dish recipe

Is Cauliflower a superfood

Cauliflower is considered a superfood because of how nutrient-dense it is. They are very rich in fiber, vitamin K and C, and loaded with antioxidants. Carotenoids and glucosinolates are compounds found in cauliflower that have anti-cancer properties. These compounds seem to protect cells from DNA damage and produce anti-inflammatory effects. Feels good knowing this Broccoli cauliflower salad recipe is so good for you.

broccoli cauliflower salad recipe

Making this easy Broccoli Cauliflower Salad recipe?

I hope you love this Broccoli Cauliflower salad recipe as much as we do. They are so tasty and filling the whole family will enjoy it. Please come back and rate this recipe if you liked it. Leave me some feedback in the comments below.

Here are some other side dish recipes you might like to check out if you have another minute on your hands:

side dish of veggie salad

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cauliflower salad recipe

5 from 3 votes

Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

By: Rena
Servings: 6
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
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Total: 25 minutes
creamy cauliflower and broccoli salad
Creamy, crunchy, and flavorful Salad lightened up with Greek yogurt.

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium Head Broccoli, chopped
  • 1 Medium Cauliflower , chopped
  • 1 Large Carrot, peeled and grated
  • Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Cup Full Fat Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • 1/4 Cup Pumpkin Seeds
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Place about 1 inch of water in a medium saucepan with a steamer and bring to a boil.
  • Add the broccoli and cauliflower florets and cover. Reduce the heat to medium and let cook for 5 minutes. To test the doneness, you can pierce it with a fork.
  • In a large bowl, with yogurt, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper, until well combined
  • Add in the broccoli, grated carrots, parmesan, and cauliflower and stir until well incorporated. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and enjoy!

Notes

Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 134kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 13gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 174mgPotassium: 744mgFiber: 5gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 2685IUVitamin C: 137.6mgCalcium: 194mgIron: 1.6mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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About Rena Awada

Hi, I’m Rena! Welcome to my blog. I am here to help you prepare delicious, light, fresh meals that your whole family will love!

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  1. is this meant to be eaten warm? I was surprised to see the broccoli and cauliflower need to be cooked. Other salads like this, I just use it raw.