Broccoli olive salad


For a vegetable to go with either meat dish you could do no better than a fine broccoli and olive salad with a fine lemon herb dressing.


14 c salad leaves (mixed salad leaves)
6 c broccoli (fresh florets)
4 oz cheese (crumbled, feta cheese)
1 bell pepper (red)
1 c olives (pitted black olives)
1⁄4 c olive oil
1⁄4 c lemon juice
1 T dill (fresh)
1 t garlic (minced)
1⁄2 t red pepper (crushed)
1 pn salt
1 T lemon zest (grated)


  1. Boil the broccoli in a large covered saucepan with a quart of water for about 2 minutes. Then drain and rinse. Combine the broccoli, salad greens, bell pepper and olives in a large salad bowl.

Prepare the dressing.

  1. In a lidded container, combine all the ingredients for the dressing - live oil, lemon juice and zest, dill, minced garlic, curshed red pepper, and salt - and shake well. Pour it over the greens and toss lightly

Garnish and serve.

  1. Then sprinkle the result with the feta cheese. you are ready to serve.
12 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
20 minutes