Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

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This salad has been a family-favorite for years. Even people who don't typically like salad are surprised by how much they enjoy this dish. This is a real winner at potlucks and other large gatherings, as it makes quite a lot of salad.

1
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bacon

  • 2 cups mayonnaise

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • 4 cups broccoli florets

  • 4 cups cauliflower florets

  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 large head lettuce, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 2 cups seasoned croutons

  • 1 cup sliced water chestnuts

Directions

  1. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels.

  2. Whisk mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, sugar, and basil together in a large bowl until smooth. Add broccoli, cauliflower, and red onion to mayonnaise mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate salad until chilled and flavors have blended, 3 hours to overnight.

  3. Crumble bacon. Mix bacon, lettuce, croutons, and water chestnuts into salad.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

255 Calories
22g Fat
11g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 383mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 27mg 134%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 243mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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