broccoli salad

This recipe uses store-bought broccoli slaw mix and ramen noodles. It’s simple and full of great flavor.

Salad Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 3-oz package of ramen noodles, chicken flavored
  • 1 16 oz. package shredded broccoli slaw mix
  • ¼ cup thin sliced sweet onion

Salad Preparation:

Crush ramen noodles. In a skillet, heat butter, walnuts and ramen noodles over medium heat.  Stir constantly until golden brown, about 10 minutes.  Drain on paper towel and cool. Set aside at room temperature until just before serving.

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • Chicken flavored seasoning packet from Ramen noodles

Dressing Preparation:

In saucepan, combine all ingredients over medium heat.  Stir constantly until sugar dissolves about 2 minutes.  Set aside at room temperature until just before serving. Before Serving: Toss broccoli slaw mix and onions together in salad bowl. Toss nut mixture into salad mixture. Whisk the dressing and drizzle it over the salad ingredients and toss gently.