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broccoli apple salad

Broccoli Apple Salad

Fresh broccoli, apples, cheese and a light, bright dressing made into one awesome salad. There's a reason why this broccoli salad is a favorite at covered dish suppers and holiday celebrations!
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Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups apple - thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup red onion - diced
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese - shredded
  • 3/4 cup almonds - sliced
  • Dressing
  • 1 cup lite mayonnaise
  • 1 lemon - juiced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper


  • Place broccoli, apple slices, onion, cheese and almonds in a large bowl. Set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl or mason jar with lid, add mayonnaise, lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper. Mix together (or shake) until well blended.
  • Pour dressing over salad ingredients and toss, making sure to coat well.
  • Can be served immediately or stored in refrigerator for up to 3 days.