This is one of my favorite recipes for parties and cookouts. It's nice and crunchy, and it hits all the salty, sweet flavor points.
Grate or finely mince the garlic, then whisk together all the salad dressing ingredients in a small bowl.
Season with salt and pepper to taste, adding a touch more lemon juice to thin to desired consistency, if needed.
Remove the stems from the broccoli and chop into bite sized pieces.
Thinly slice the red onion and roughly chop any larger pieces of dried fruit.
Just before serving, mix all salad ingredients together and toss with dressing. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper
To blanche the broccoli: