Creamy Strawberry Broccoli Salad

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Creamy Broccoli Salad is a delicious broccoli salad with fresh strawberries, almonds, and feta cheese. Strawberries and broccoli combination create a sweet and savory salad with the creamy dressing on top makes it the best!

We love everything about strawberries in our home! Try this Spinach, Avocado, or Cheesecake Salad for more strawberry salad recipes that your family will enjoy!

Creamy Strawberry Broccoli Salad in a

Strawberry and Broccoli Salad

I love that strawberries are coming into season! I especially love using fresh strawberries in salads. They add such a sweet and yummy texture. These strawberries in this broccoli salad are amazing and give it the perfect balance of sweet and savory! After I made this Broccoli Apple Salad I fell in love with the fruit and vegetable combination.

I love how you are getting the best of both worlds with this strawberry broccoli salad. Fruit and veggies packed inside! Then you add some diced red onions, almonds, and feta cheese. Pure Perfection! This is the best side salad to take to any potluck, bbq, or summertime party. Strawberry and broccoli salad is the perfect salad for color, flavor, and taste!

Ingredients for Broccoli Strawberry Salad

This strawberry broccoli salad will instantly become a favorite with the first bite. It is gorgeous with fresh strawberries throughout and tastes incredible. I use my favorite creamy dressing on all of my broccoli salads because it is the BEST!

  • Broccoli Florets: Fresh, washed broccoli is best.
  • Strawberries: Cut into fourths for better eating and mixture.
  • Almonds: I used sliced almonds.
  • Feta Cheese: Adds flavor and soft, chewy addition to the broccoli salad.
  • Red Onion: This is a mild onion that adds a crispy crunch to every bite.

How to Make Broccoli Salad with Strawberries

This salad gets rave reviews every single time I make it. It is lightened up so you can still enjoy a flavorful and healthy salad that is sure to be a hit! In a large bowl combine broccoli, strawberries, sliced almonds, feta cheese, and red onion. It is that simple!

Ingredients for the Creamy Dressing in the Broccoli Salad

This dressing is my go-to for all broccoli salads. It is perfect to whisk together and make when you need a side dish fast. This strawberry broccoli salad is a side dish that everyone will be raving about!

  • Mayonnaise: I like to use lite mayonnaise since I add sugar.
  • Greek Yogurt: Low-fat Greek yogurt seems to work well and saves on calories.
  • Lemon Juice: This can be from squeezing a lemon or from lemon juice.
  • Sugar: Adds sweetness to the dressing.
  • Salt and Pepper: Just a pinch!
  • Poppyseeds: A great topping and adds a mild flavor.

How Do you Make the Creamy Dressing?

Whisk together mayonnaise, greek yogurt, lemon juice, sugar, salt, pepper, and poppyseeds. It is so simple to make and stirs together perfectly! This broccoli salad with strawberries is ready to go in no time.

A bowl of all the ingredients that is needed for the strawberry broccoli salad

Can you Make this Salad Ahead of Time?

Yes! This salad is a great salad to make ahead of time. Leave in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 days prior to serving. Keep cool and out of the heat when being served. The mayonnaise and greek yogurt will spoil if it gets too hot.

Bowl of Creamy Strawberry Broccoli Salad.

Creamy Strawberry Broccoli Salad

5 from 3 votes
A delicious broccoli salad with fresh strawberries, almonds, and feta cheese. The strawberries give the salad such a great and sweet taste and the creamy dressing on top is the best!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets (about 2 medium heads)
  • 1 pound strawberries about 2 cups, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • ¼ cup diced red onion

Creamy dressing ingredients:

  • ½ cup lite mayonnaise
  • ½ cup low fat greek yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon poppyseeds

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl combine broccoli, strawberries, sliced almonds, feta cheese, and red onion.
  • To make the dressing: Whisk together mayonnaise, greek yogurt, lemon juice, sugar, salt, pepper, and poppyseeds.
  • Add the dressing to the salad and toss to coat. Chill until ready to serve.

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Notes

Originally Posted on July 1, 2019
Updated on May 7, 2021

Nutrition

Serves: 8

Calories112kcal (6%)Carbohydrates15g (5%)Protein5g (10%)Fat4g (6%)Saturated Fat2g (10%)Cholesterol10mg (3%)Sodium264mg (11%)Potassium204mg (6%)Fiber3g (12%)Sugar11g (12%)Vitamin A70IU (1%)Vitamin C70.3mg (85%)Calcium130mg (13%)Iron0.7mg (4%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli salad, broccoli strawberry salad, creamy strawberry broccoli salad, strawberry broccoli salad
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A Reader’s Review

“Someone brought this dish to a potluck, and I absolutely HAD to have the recipe. I would never have thought to put strawberries and broccoli together, but it totally works. And I LOVE the dressing.”-Sharon
Broccoli Strawberry salad in a white bowl mixed together.

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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    1. 5 stars
      The creamy strawberry broccoli salad is superb. I have never posted a comment on a recipe before but this one warrants kudos. After making it, I put the recipe in my favorite recipe box because I will be making it again and again.

  1. 5 stars
    Someone brought this dish to a potluck, and I absolutely HAD to have the recipe. I would never have thought to put strawberries and broccoli together, but it totally works. And I LOVE the dressing.

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