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Salad with Broccoli, Dried Cherry, White Beans, Sunflower Seeds & Creamy Basil Dressing

An easy broccoli salad, with beans, dried cherries and a creamy basil dressing, is perfect for potlucks or picnics.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entrees, Salads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegetarian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 311kcal

Ingredients

The Dressing:

  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil

The Salad:

  • 2 cups packed red leaf lettuce (bite-sized pieces)
  • 2 cups packed green leaf lettuce (bite-sized pieces)
  • 3 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons dried cherries
  • 1 cup canned cannellini beans rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds

Instructions

The Dressing:

  • In a blender, combine basil leaves, shallots, Greek yogurt, salt, pepper and olive oil. Puree until smooth.

The Salad:

  • In a large bowl, toss together lettuces, broccoli, dried cherries, cannellini beans and sunflower seeds.
  • Toss with dressing. Serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25of Recipe | Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2980IU | Vitamin C: 64.4mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 3mg