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Natural Awakenings Twin Cities

Roasted Broccoli and Raisin Salad with a Yogurt Dressing

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

6 c. fresh broccoli florets, rinsed and drained
2 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 t. garlic powder
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
½ c. plain Greek yogurt (full fat)
1 T. sugar-free mayonnaise
1 T. apple cider vinegar
½ t. dried dill
4 strips bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled
¼ c. yellow raisins
¼ c. sunflower seeds, toasted
¼ c. fresh parsley, chopped + extra for garnish

Directions:

1.     Preheat oven to 375°F and line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat® baking mat. Set aside.

2.     Combine the broccoli florets with the olive oil in a large bowl, and sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Gently toss to combine and spread onto the prepared baking sheet in a single layer without overcrowding.

3.     Place baking sheet in the pre-heated oven and roast until the broccoli is tender and slightly charred around the edges, approximately 15-20 minutes.

4.     Meanwhile, combine the Greek yogurt, sugar-free mayo, apple cider vinegar, and dried dill in a small bowl. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and whisk to combine. Set aside.

5.     Remove broccoli from oven and set aside to cool slightly.

6.     Toss the roasted broccoli, crumbled bacon, raisins, sunflower seeds, and fresh parsley in a large salad bowl and transfer to a serving platter. Drizzle with the yogurt dressing to serve. Enjoy!

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