Broccoli Salad Recipe

This is a nice salad to serve with a summer barbecue. It also makes a wonderful addition to a summer picnic.  Double the recipe to serve more people.

3 cups broccoli florets, chopped
1/2 cup salted sunflower seeds (Optional)
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup grated Cheddar, OR Monterey Jack Cheese

Mayonnaise Dressing:
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tbsp SPLENDA® Granular
1 tbsp lemon juice

Steam broccoli florets about 3 minutes or place broccoli in a casserole dish, pour some water in the dish, replace lid and nuke 3 minutes; drain.  Chill broccoli while preparing dressing.

Mayonnaise Dressing:  In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, SPLENDA® Granular and lemon juice.

Assembly:  In casserole dish, combine broccoli, sunflower seeds (if using), red onion and Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese.  Stir in mayonnaise dressing.  Serve well-chilled.

Yield: 6 servings
1 serving

172.5 calories
2.4 g protein
16.9 g fat
2.6 g carbs

Recipe from Splendid Low-Carbing, a National best seller by Jennifer Eloff (

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