By: Muuna Cottage Cheese • September 5, 2017
Protein-Packed Broccoli Salad
Broccoli salad is a classic side dish for summer gatherings and we’ve given it a protein punch by replacing the mayonnaise with protein-packed Lowfat plain Muuna cottage cheese! Enjoy this salad at your next party or family dinner for a fresh and crunchy summer dish.
• 4 cups Fresh broccoli orets
• 1⁄2 cup Shredded carrots
• 1⁄4 cup Red onion, diced
• 2 Large apples, chopped
• 1⁄2 cup Toasted sunflower seeds
• 1⁄4 cup dried cranberries
• 1 cup Lowfat plain Muuna cottage cheese
• 2 Tbsp. Skim milk
• 2 Tbsp. Lemon juice
• 1 Tbsp. Sugar
• 1⁄4 Tsp. Salt
• Pepper to taste
1. In a food processor, combine dressing ingredients. Pulse until smooth.
2. Combine salad ingredients in a bowl and mix.
3. Pour dressing over the mixture and stir to coat.
4. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Note: If you do not plan to enjoy this salad right away, add the sunflower seeds to it later so they don’t become soggy.
Recipe Makes: 4 Servings