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Broccoli Bacon Raisin Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pam Cooper
Added: Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Bunch broccoli flowerets
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
1 c celery, chopped
1 lb bacon, crisp and crumbled
1/2 c sunflower seeds
1/2 c raisins

Dressing

3/4 c mayonnaise
1/4 c sugar
2 tbsp red wine vinegar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine salad ingredients and set aside.
Combine dressing ingredients. Whisk until blended and sugar is dissolved. Pour over salad.
(12 servings)

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
After the first time, I substituted Bacon bits for the real bacon. 1 lb. of bacon is unbelievably rich and delicious and fattening.

I found this recipe in a Farm Wife Magazine at my Aunt Ellen Robertís house in Iowa back in the 1980ís. I have been making it ever since. And of course now I find versions of the recipe everywhere!

I never actually measure any of the salad ingredients; I just estimate and dump in to taste.

The longer the dressing marinates over the salad, the more flavorful the taste.

 

 

 

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