Ingredients

  • 4 Cups small broccoli florets
  • 3 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 Cup buttermilk
  • 2 Teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 Cup cooked brown rice
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 Cup California raisins

Procedure

In a medium saucepan, heat broccoli and 1/4 cup water to boil and steam for 1 minute. Remove from heat and cool under cold running water. Drain and set aside. Measure mayonnaise into a large serving bowl. Slowly add buttermilk, whisking until smooth. Whisk in vinegar, sugar, celery seed, pepper and salt. Stir in rice, broccoli, onion and raisins, until well coated with dressing. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 120 (Calories from Fat 10%); Total Fat 1.5 ( Saturated Fat 0; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 0; Sodium 75; Potassium 311; Total Carbohydrate 25; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 16; Protein 3; Calcium 37; Iron 1;

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