Healthy Broccoli Salad

Healthy Broccoli Salad


For the Salad:

  • 4 cups broccoli florets, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds or walnuts (optional, for crunch)

For the Greek Yogurt Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (non-fat or low-fat)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the Vegetables:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the broccoli florets, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, dried cranberries or raisins, and chopped nuts (if using).
  2. Make the Greek Yogurt Dressing:
    • In a small bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey or maple syrup, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  3. Toss the Salad:
    • Pour the Greek yogurt dressing over the vegetables and toss until all the ingredients are evenly coated.
  4. Chill:
    • Cover the bowl and refrigerate the broccoli salad for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
  5. Serve:
    • Before serving, give the salad a gentle stir. Adjust the seasoning if necessary.
  6. Optional Garnish:
    • Optionally, garnish with a sprinkle of additional nuts or a few extra dried cranberries on top.
  7. Enjoy:
    • Serve and enjoy this healthier broccoli salad as a side dish or a light and satisfying meal.