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A glass bowl filled with Sweet and Sour Broccoli Salad with fresh broccoli, red grapes, and slivered almonds.
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Broccoli Salad with Sweet and Sour Dressing

This no-cook Broccoli Salad with sweet and sour dressing is just what the title suggests. Sweet, sour, healthy, and utterly delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: healthy salad, healthy side dish, Vegetables - Side Dish
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 136kcal


For the salad:

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup chopped scallions (green onions)
  • 2 cups red grapes, halved
  • 1 head red leaf lettuce torn into bite-sized pieces
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds toasted lightly in a dry skillet
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper (optional)

For the sweet and sour dressing:

  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (reduced sodium is preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil


To make the salad:

  • Toast the almonds in a small skillet over medium until lightly golden (approximately 2 minutes). Set aside.
  • Place all the salad ingredients into a large bowl and toss to combine.

To make the sweet and sour dressing:

  • Whisk together all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl until combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the broccoli salad and toss well to combine.
  • Top the salad with the toasted almonds and serve immediately or chill for 1-2 hours, and serve cold.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 459mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 4353IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg