It’s always great to have a stash of salad recipes that venture from the lettuce sort. In fact, a group of friends and I were joking about a potluck I hosted where everyone, everyone, brought a salad. Fortunately they weren’t all leafy green salads.
You can make a great summer meal of salads when there’s a good variety of vegetables and textures involved (and you have laidback guests who are enjoying the wine).
This marinated broccoli salad recipe from my sister-in-law Jane adds great variety to a potluck and is a welcome change from basic steamed broccoli.
It tastes especially good when it has had a chance to sit for a few hours to mellow the texture and flavour of the raw broccoli. What’s better, it can last in the fridge for a few days and maintains its crunch. Continue reading