Broccoli Salad



Serves: 4 Prep Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat


  • 2 medium broccoli stalks
  • 2 or 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons dairy- and egg-free mayonnaise substitute
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon raw or turbinado sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Cut broccoli florets into bite-size pieces. Peel stems and cut into bite-size pieces. Transfer to a salad bowl and add green onions, carrots, raisins, and cranberries. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise substitute, vinegar, sugar, and black pepper. Pour over broccoli and toss to mix. Let stand about 30 minutes before serving to allow flavors to blend.


This colorful salad, dressed with a creamy sweet-and-sour dressing, is a delicious way to eat broccoli, one of Mother Nature's most healthful foods. Remember that consuming cruciferous vegetables daily may significantly lower breast cancer risk and increase survival.

Per serving:

  • 166 calories
  • 3.7 g protein
  • 34.1 g carbohydrates
  • 23.9 g sugar
  • 3.1 g total fat
  • 16.5% calories from fat
  • 4.0 g fiber
  • 129 mg sodium

Recipe from The Survivor's Handbook: Eating Right for Cancer Survival by Neal D. Barnard, M.D., and Jennifer Reilly, R.D.

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