Broccoli Salad with Balsamic Dressing
A simple and refreshing chopped broccoli salad with red onion, fresh dill and capers, dressed in a balsamic vinaigrette.
4 cups chopped fresh broccoli
1 medium red onion, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons capers, drained*
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted for garnish (optional)**
- Combine ingredients in a large bowl and toss with the balsamic dressing. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Sprinkle with pecans before serving, if desired.
- For Balsamic Dressing: Whisk together all ingredients.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
*2 tablespoons chopped green olives may be substituted for capers.
**1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted, may be substituted for pecans.