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
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
2.4 g protein
16.9 g fat
2.6 g carbs
Recipe from Splendid Low-Carbing, a National best seller by Jennifer Eloff (low-carb.us)