Zesty Broccoli Salad

By ADW|2023-09-29T13:48:59-04:00Updated: October 10th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Vegetables|0 Comments


  • 4 cups fresh small broccoli florets
  • 1 cup thinly sliced purple onion rings
  • 1/2 cup sweetened, dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing
  • 2 tablespoons dry-roasted sunflower seeds


  1. Combine all ingredients in a serving dish and toss to coat well. Refrigerate for 1 – 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Toss again before serving.

Food Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Fat
Carbohydrate Choices: 1

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 9 Servings
Calories: 75
Carbohydrate: 10g
Protein: 2g
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: <1g
Sodium: 110mg
Fiber: 2g


Recipe provided courtesy of Diabetes Self-Management, which offers up-to-date, practical “how-to” information on nutrition, exercise, new drugs, medical advances, self-help, and the many other topics people need to know about to stay healthy. Over the last eight years alone, the articles and series in Diabetes Self-Management have captured 191 awards at the annual National Health Information Awards, more than any other diabetes magazine.
Reprinted with permission from Diabetes Self-Management. © 2008 R.A. Rapaport Publishing, Inc.

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