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Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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3 h 30 m servings 255
Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  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; 21.8 10.8 5.3 18 383 Full nutrition

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Really good! I added a little extra black pepper and seasonings. Didn't have time to let it sit but good none the less.

Loved how simple this recipe is to put together. The dried basil in the dressing was new to me. I had a small portion of cauliflower and broccoli left, so I adjusted the other ingredients. Be...