Broccoli Slaw – Weight Loss Surgery Recipe

Steph Wagner

July 1, 2013

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Broccoli Slaw – Weight Loss Surgery Recipe


Healthy Madeover Broccoli Slaw! Great after Bariatric surgery

I have been getting several requests lately for more vegetables side dishes, especially in the summer time. This recipe is a great go-to.

Have you ever had a broccoli slaw or broccoli salad? It’s delicious! Broccoli can be such a hit or miss for me, but coated in something tasty and now we are talkin!

But, as luck would have it, creamy broccoli slaw is high in fat. Waaah waah. So I recreated this recipe to stay mindful of fat (and therefore calorie) content annnnd still provide deliciousness. I’ll consider myself thanked. And for that, you are welcome ; )

Healthy Madeover Broccoli Slaw! Great after Bariatric surgery

Broccoli Slaw - Weight Loss Surgery Recipe

Course: Vegetables
Cuisine: American, Stove Top
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
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  • 1 tsp salt
  • 5-6 cups fresh broccoli florets (about 1 pound of florets)
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup fat free mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar


  • Bring a large pot of water, plus 1 teaspoon of salt, to a boil. Add the broccoli florets. Cook 1-2 minutes, depending on desired texture. Drain the broccoli and immediately put into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Let cool and drain.
  • Combine broccoli florets, almonds, and chopped onion in a large serving bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together mayonnaise and cider vinegar. Add dressing to the salad and toss to mix well. Chill thoroughly before serving.


*Serving sizes on the recipes are not necessarily "bariatric sized" portions but are "traditional" portion sizes.


Serving: 2oz | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 717mg | Potassium: 356mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 473IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Facts
Broccoli Slaw - Weight Loss Surgery Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 oz)
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 717mg31%
Potassium 356mg10%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 473IU9%
Vitamin C 68mg82%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

5 thoughts on “Broccoli Slaw – Weight Loss Surgery Recipe”

  1. Another one of my favorites, made over in a healthy fashion. Must try this!

  2. Steph I make this with raw broccoli chopped up small, sweet onion chopped fine, vinegar, mayo a little Splenda & Turkey bacon chopped up fine. It is totally yummy! Will have to give yours a try…

  3. This would be good with dried cranberries added for tartness and a pop of color!

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