A crunchy make ahead salad with crisp, fresh broccoli, crunchy walnuts, zippy red onion and sweet , tart cranberries is to be a winner.
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp rice or apple cider vinegar
2 tsp honey or agave syrup
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground pepper
For the salad:
5 cup broccoli florets ( cut into small , bite -sized pieces )
1 red onion diced
1 cup dried cramberry
1 cup walnuts
1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped
Make the dressing: Combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, honey or agave syrup, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk until smooth and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, dried cranberry , walnuts , parsley and red onions. Add the dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. (Can be made up to this point several hours ahead of time.Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve cold or room temperature.