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Broccoli Salad I

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"This nutty and fruity broccoli salad is a big hit at potlucks! The recipe was given to me by my Aunt Rossanne. She is the best cook ever! To bulk up the salad, you can add an extra cup of broccoli."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 542 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly browned. Cool, crumble, and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together broccoli, green onions, sunflower seeds, raisins, and bacon.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sugar, and red wine vinegar. Toss with vegetables to coat. Cover, and chill until serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 542 calories; 47.6 g fat; 22.1 g carbohydrates; 8.4 g protein; 49 mg cholesterol; 646 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a tasty recipe, even without the bacon (I'm a vegetarian). I felt that the red wine vinegar was essential to the tanginess of the dressing; I recommend that you do not substitute white v...

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I made this version yesterday- omitting the sunflower seeds. I tried Alyson's Broccoli Salad from this site for Christmas dinner and liked it better. This recipe has too much sugar for my taste ...

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This is a tasty recipe, even without the bacon (I'm a vegetarian). I felt that the red wine vinegar was essential to the tanginess of the dressing; I recommend that you do not substitute white v...

I have used this recipe several times. It's always requested! I did make some changes. 6 tbs's of red wine vinegar seemed like a lot. I reduced the 1/2 c. sugar to 1/3 c. and used Splenda instea...

This was a good broccoli salad. However, I felt that the RED BROCCOLI SALAD on this site was much better. The red grapes, toasted slivered almonds, and purple onion make for an outstanding prese...

I served this at several barbecues this summer and it was always a hit! Definitely a keeper. Highly recommended

Good salad. Substituted craisins or dried cherries for the raisins and didn't use the sunflower kernels...i think I used slivered almonds. I made this a while back and am just now writing a re...

I use dried cranberries instead of raisins, and leave out the seeds as my family doesn't like them. Also, add a cup of cubed (~1/2 inch pieces) sharp cheddar cheese for more pizzaz! It's best...

Even those who wrinkle their nose at broccoli will have a small sample and enjoy this one. I have subbed crasins (they now come in several varities) when I need a change. Made this for a Christm...

This is a great, easy salad for summer parties. However, I doubled the broccoli in order to make enough for 8 people. I also left out the sunflower seeds and used pre-cooked bacon bits, and it...

Very tastey salad! I especially like the dressing on this one. I use it for coleslaw, too.