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Broccoli Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eleanor Gevelinger and Joyce Laverty
Added: Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large bunch of broccoli (soak for 1 hour) cut into small pieces, 1 lb. crumbled bacon browned until crispy OR sunflower seeds OR pecans browned OR "crunchy" croutons, 1 c. grated cheddar (or other) cheese, 1 medium red onion diced.

Dressing: 1 c. mayonnaise or salad dressing (low calorie or low fat is fine), 1/2 sugar, 2 T. vinegar. Spices as desired.

Directions:
Directions:
Mix salad ingredients. Prepare dressing with mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar and spices to taste. Add to broccoli mix. Stir just before serving.

Joyce Laverty offers a variation on this and adds 1 c. raisins, and the sunflower seeds. She notes that other ingredients such as cauliflower and grapes may be added and the bacon may be omitted.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was served as a part of many holiday meals for the Gevelinger family.

 

 

 

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