Fresh Broccoli Salad
by DrDan at 101 Cooking for Two March-13-2012
A crispy and fresh side for all occasions. Vary for your tastes and needs and ready in 20 minutes.
Start by washing and trimming the broccoli. Trim of the florets off and
cut smaller if needed. Don' throw the stem away. Trim off the leaves
and the tough peal then cut into 1/2 inch cubes. You need 6-8 cups for a
full recipe. That is 3-4 small heads or 2 large heads.
2) Cut up 8 slices of bacon and cook until crispy over medium high heat. About 5 minutes. Drain the bacon on a paper towel.
Additional ingredients: 1/2 cup (one medium) red onion chopped. 1/4 to
1/2 cup sharp cheddar in small cubes. Optional: 1/2 cup of halved
cherry tomatoes, 1/2 cup gold raisins, 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
4) Make dressing with 1 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 t salt, 1/4 t pepper, 1-2 T white vinegar and 1-2 T sugar. Vary the sugar and vinegar for your taste. Mix well then combine with all other ingredients.
Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 20 mins Yield: 10 servings