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Sunny Vegetable Salad

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"A terrific mixture of crisp, chewy, fresh and sweet ingredients makes this salad taste as good as it looks. A nutritious vegetable like broccoli is a lot more palatable 'dressed up' this way. -Char Holm, Goodhue, Minnesota"
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a large salad bowl, toss broccoli, cauliflower, cheese, onion and raisins. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Sprinkle with the bacon and sunflower seeds.


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This is a sweet, crispy, creamy salad! I left my cheese in little chunks because I wanted the texture of biting into it. Used red wine vinegar in the dressing. It is quite sweet, especially with...

This is an awesome recipe! I didn't even like broccoli or cauliflower when I first tried it, but now I'm converted. I have made it for many picnics and parties and everyone loves it!!

Very good salad- a little different from the typical broccoli salad, recipes of which pervade this site. I used craisins in place of raisins.

LOVE this! I made it exactly as it says (using cider vinegar) but made 1 1/2 times the dressing because I had a lot of broccoli/cauliflower. This is delicious, and I will definitely make it agai...

This is the recipe I had been looking for. I doubled it to feed 30, but I am not sure that I had 10 c. of the broccoli and cauliflower. Nontheless, double the dressing and everything else was (...

This is my family's favorite salad its sooo good!! Every time I make it for an event, people rave. Its a great standby.

Although I made modifications (I can't seem to stop myself) this is a fabulous crunchterrific salad. A hit at the company BBQ.

I LOVE this salad and LOVE that you can follow this recipe to a T and it comes out perfect! It is very much like brocolli salad, but I like the added color and variety that the cauliflower adds....

I took this to a pot luck and was asked to share the recipe. They loved it!