Side Dishes

Broccoli-Peanut Salad

Easy to make and delicious (also vegetarian!). Try this for a quick weekend dinner or a side dish with just about anything. Also can be made ahead of time if you're expecting company . . . always a plus!

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1 bunch fresh Broccoli (2 medium heads)
1/3 cup mayonnaise
8 oz. plain yogurt
1 tbl. low-fat sour cream
1 tbl. honey
2 tsp. brown mustard
pinch of ground black pepper
pinch of salt
½ tsp. soy sauce
½ cup raisins (we usually use the golden raisins)
2/3 cup red onion, thinly sliced then cut into about 1” pieces
½ cup roasted red bell peppers, very coarsely chopped
¾ cup roasted salted peanuts
• Cut the florets off the broccoli, leaving a little bit of the stems • Break the florets up into medium sized chunks (not chopped, you want good sized pieces) • Slice the tender part of the stems into...
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Nutritions

Calories
345

Sodium
578mg
24% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV