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