Amish Broccoli Salad is one of the tastiest tasting salads you’ll ever have. It’s made with butter, flour, tomatoes, onions, celery, green peppers, and Amish spices. The rolling hills and cool, moderate climate of the region make it perfect. Ideal for large gardens filled with broccoli. Some of which you could use as the perfect ingredient for this delectable fresh salad recipe. That’s the beauty of a good vegetable garden. No matter what the weatherman says, you can always grow something different. So give it a go! How to make Amish broccoli cauliflower salad?
Making Amish Broccoli Salad
The first way to make Amish broccoli cauliflower salad is to simply use fresh organic broccoli. Any kind will do, just make sure it’s firm and red when you slice it open. If you don’t have any frozen florets, then use the stems. The second way to make the creamy, gooey, delicious dressing is to mix in a tablespoon or two of sour cream. The yogurt will give it a creamy texture and the cream will add a rich flavor. There are times when a carb-rich food like this is served cold. Sometimes it’s just not possible to grill vegetables like this. In these cases, substitute your vegetable with a low-sugar, low-carbohydrate yogurt-based sweetener. A good serving of Amish broccoli salad will have about half a cup of yogurt in it. A good serving of bacon broccoli salad will have about a quarter cup of yogurt in it.
Serving Amish Broccoli Salad
Either of these can be served as a hearty breakfast food, as is, or you can top it off with some light and tasty whipped cream. Another good combination for an afternoon snack is a serving of reduced-fat sour cream with a piece of fresh cheddar cheese on the side. If you’re having it for dinner, top off the meal with a cup of low-fat Greek yogurt that’s been added to some tomato sauce. Add some bell pepper and/or onion wedges to the sauce for additional spice.
As a dessert, the most common complaint about Amish broccoli salad is that it needs a little bit of a creamy dressing to add flavor. If you’re not going to add the cheese or sour cream, then a very simple recipe for chicken-bone pasta will work just as well. Just combine one cup of chicken broth with two cups of dry pasta (long grain or Italian), two tablespoons of dry Italian pasta dressing, and two teaspoons of grated Parmesan cheese. Mix it up and serve hot.