Blueberry Mandarin Broccoli Salad
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Craving a refreshing and colourful salad? This Blueberry Mandarin Broccoli salad is bursting with flavour, colour and nutrients. With its mouthwatering blueberry balsamic vinaigrette, it makes the perfect healthy and mayo-free summer salad to serve at barbecues and potlucks! {Dairy-free, gluten-free & vegan}
Serves: Makes 6 servings
  • 4 cups of fresh chopped broccoli (chop into small bite-sized pieces)
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup sliced or slivered almonds
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup mandarin orange slices (can use fresh or canned packed in water)
For the Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette**
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Combine all ingredients for the broccoli salad, except for the mandarin oranges in a large bowl.
  2. Blend ingredients for dressing in a blender, magic bullet or food processor until smooth.
  3. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad and toss until evenly distributed. Add the mandarin oranges and give the salad a quick toss to avoid them getting too broken up or mushy. Serve the salad cold or at room temperature.
** Recipe for Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette makes a whole bottle of salad dressing. Use about a quarter of the prepared dressing for the broccoli salad recipe.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: (using one quarter of the dressing for the whole broccoli salad recipe) Calories: 146 Fat: 8g Carbohydrates: 19g Sugar: 12g Sodium: 52mg Fiber: 4g Protein: 3g
Recipe by Haute & Healthy Living at