Broccoli Orange Salad Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Oranges, Mandarins
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Colorful and full of crunch, Broccoli Orange Salad will please even the non-veggie people.


  • 5 cups broccoli flowerets
  • 2 Tbsp. almonds
  • 2 Sunkist® mandarin oranges
  • 1 Sunkist® orange, grated peel and juice
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, as needed

Instructions: (Makes 6 servings)

  • Steam broccoli flowerets in covered saucepan for 3 minutes only. Remove quickly and rinse with cold running water until broccoli is no longer warm. Do not cook further. Place in serving bowl and chill, covered.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium-sized bowl, combine almonds, drained mandarin oranges, grated peel and juice from orange, green onions, and remaining ingredients except for salt and pepper. Toss gently and allow to stand at room temperature for about 15 to 30 minutes.
  • When ready to serve, pour marinated orange mixture on chilled broccoli and toss very gently. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired, and serve.
  • 1 Cup of Fruit and Vegetables per Serving
  • Color Group(s): Green, Yellow/Orange

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Per Serving: calories: 84, total fat: 3.4g, saturated fat: 0.4g, % calories from fat: 36%, % calories from saturated fat: 4%, protein: 3g, carbohydrates: 13g, cholesterol: 0mg, dietary fiber: 3g, sodium: 19mg

Recipe was developed by Chef Carmen I. Jones, CCP for Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). Recipe adapted and modified by Sunkist. Modified recipe reviewed for Sunkist by PBH. All PBH endorsed recipes meet the nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.