Smoked Peanut Broccoli Salad

Dec 7, 2022Recipes, Sides

Tired of traditional salads? Check out this protein and fiber-packed recipe that adds a peanut topping for extra crunch, and a whole lot of delicious.

Author: Amber Pankonin

Ingredients Amount
Peanuts, smoked and chopped 1 cup
Broccoli florets, cut into bite size pieces 6 cups
Red Onion, small dice 1 cup
Golden Raisins 1/2 cup
Honey 2 tbsp
Red Wine Vinegar 2 tbsp
Garlic, finely minced 1 clove
Dijon Mustard 1.5 tbsp
 Peanut Oil 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp
Kosher Salt 1/2 tsp



  1. For best results, preheat electric smoker to 275 F. Spread peanuts on a sheet tray and smoke for about an hour or until desired flavor has been achieved. Remove and let cool. When cooled, chop and set aside.
  2. Blanch broccoli florets for about 1 minute and cool in ice water bath. Drain and set aside.
  3. Combine broccoli, red onion, raisins and peanuts in a large mixing bowl.
  4. For the dressing, combine honey, red wine vinegar, garlic, and Dijon mustard. Mix well. Slowly whisk in peanut oil until well combined. Taste and add salt as needed.
  5. Pour dressing over broccoli mixture, toss and let chill in refrigerator 1-2 hours before serving.