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WARM BROCCOLI SALAD

This is very fast and tasty. Serve it with a simple yogurt dressing or on its own.  I used home dried cherry tomatoes and those gave it a bit of a tang, but I think cranberries would too. Sometimes the simplest is best. Think Occam’s Razor. 

Occam's Razor is a principle from philosophy. It means the simplest explanation is usually the correct one. According to Einstein, if you cannot explain something simply, you haven’t grasped its meaning.  All right then. 


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Warm Broccoli Salad

1 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/8 segment of small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup dried cherry tomatoes or cranberries
1 tsp honey
2 cups broccoli florets

  • Place a non stick skillet on the stove.
  • Add the oil and the chopped walnuts and lightly toast them. Be sure not to char the walnuts.
  • Slice the red onion.
  • Add the honey to the dried cherry tomatoes [cranberries] and stir to coat.
  • Bring a pot of water to full boiling.
  • Add the broccoli florets for only 30 seconds.  
  • Scoop them out with a mesh strainer and transfer them to a serving bowl.
  • Add the onion slices and the cherries and toss.
  • Top with the roasted walnuts and serve immediately.
  • Yields 2 servings.
In case...

Yogurt Dressing

1/4 cup Plain Yogurt
1 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp mayonnaise
1/2 Tbsp cider vinegar

Combine ingredients.

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It began with posting a few recipes on line for my family. "zsuzsa is in the kitchen" has more than 1000 Hungarian and International recipes. What started out as a private project turned into a well visited blog. The number of visitors long passed the two million mark. I organized my recipes into an on-line cookbook. On top of the page click on the cookbook to access the recipes. I am not profiting from my blog, so my visitors will not be harassed with advertising or flashy gadgets. Feel free to cut and paste my recipes for your own use. Publication is permitted as long as it is in your own words and with your own photographs. However, I would ask you for an acknowledgement and link-back to my blog. Happy cooking!