Broccoli Slaw

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Broccoli slaw with julienned carrots topped with a homemade dressing and sunflower seeds.

Broccoli Slaw

Spring is coming, can you feel it?  I, for one, couldn’t be more excited if I tried!

Nothing like firing up the grill and being able to enjoy those flavors we missed so much during the winter.

Last week, we had a 70 degree day in March, and we decided to grill up some chicken.  I had been eyeballing my Secret Recipe Club assigned page for the month, Morsels of Life, and remembered seeing this recipe for Broccoli Slaw.  I couldn’t wait to make it our side dish!  Browsing the site, I found many yummy recipes to try, many of them with an Asian flair, like this Asian Mushroom Noodle Soup.  The other one I know I will be trying is the Chipotle Mayo! Doesn’t that sound good?

Broccoli Slaw

This salad was so easy, I bought a bag of broccoli slaw and a bag of shredded carrots, the only slicing I did was the green onions.

Broccoli Slaw Dressing

I made the dressing in a little jar, shook it up and poured it over the top.  I made the dressing a couple hours ahead of time, so that it could marinade in the fridge before we enjoyed it at dinnertime.

Broccoli Slaw - An Affair from the Heart

You’re going to want to keep this one, so be sure to pin it to try it soon!

Yield: 6

Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli Slaw in a white bowl

Broccoli slaw with julienned carrots topped with a homemade dressing and sunflower seeds.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • For the Slaw:
  • 1 (12 ounce bag) broccoli slaw
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced
  • sunflower seeds, optional for topping
  • For the Dressing:
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed


In a small jar, shake together dressing ingredients until combined.

In a bowl, toss together broccoli slaw, carrots and green onions.

Pour dressing over slaw, toss to combine. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Top with sunflower seeds if desired.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 236Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 1387mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 3gSugar: 7gProtein: 5g

Nutrition isn't always accurate.


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  1. I’ve never heard of broccoli slaw before! It sound lovely and I think I’ll have to try and make some now that summer is coming. I love the seeds you’ve put on the top to give it that extra crunch too!

  2. Glad to hear you enjoyed this broccoli slaw! Great shortcut to use a package of broccoli slaw. 🙂 I bet the sunflower seeds added some nice texture too!

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