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Broccoli Salad with Water Chestnuts and Dried Cranberries

The acid in the red wine vinegar breaks down the broccoli, softening it so there’s no need to cook it. in this no-cook, American side dish from Simple Cooking with Heart.


4 Servings

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Tip: Serving size 2 cups

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Cooking Tip: Since the broccoli florets are “cooking” in the acidic dressing, cut the florets as small as possible so the acid makes the broccoli soften quicker.

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Keep it Healthy: Any time a recipe calls for broccoli florets, grate the stem to use as well. You are bulking up the nutrition of your recipe with an item that normally would just be tossed.

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Tip: Don’t have red wine vinegar? Just substitute lemon juice. 


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Nutrition Facts

Calories 182
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 192 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 5 g
Dietary Exchanges
3 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 2 fat

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