53 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 40
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1

Anybody who doesn't like broccoli will change their mind upon taking their first bite.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Dressing:

Directions

  • Combine broccoli, onion, bacon, raisins, and sunflower seeds in a bowl.

  • Whisk mayonnaise, sugar, and red wine vinegar together in a bowl until dressing is smooth; pour over broccoli mixture and stir to coat.

Nutrition Facts

231 calories; 13.5 g total fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 95 mg sodium. 28 g carbohydrates; 2.9 g protein; Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
05/11/2015
Delicious! I used golden raisins and cut back the sugar to 1/4 cup and that was plenty sweet for us (I think I could've used even a bit less sugar and it would've been fine). I wasn't sure on using the raisins but they tasted great in this salad. I made this earlier in the day and I suggest doing that so the flavors can blend a few hours in the fridge. I will be making this again for sure YUM! Thanks for sharing.:)
(14)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
05/02/2018
I would have sworn that there was no way to ruin bacon I stand corrected. P.S.I only gave it 1 Star because this system wouldn't let me give it no stars.
53 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 40
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
05/11/2015
Delicious! I used golden raisins and cut back the sugar to 1/4 cup and that was plenty sweet for us (I think I could've used even a bit less sugar and it would've been fine). I wasn't sure on using the raisins but they tasted great in this salad. I made this earlier in the day and I suggest doing that so the flavors can blend a few hours in the fridge. I will be making this again for sure YUM! Thanks for sharing.:)
(14)
Rating: 5 stars
06/29/2015
I had a half-bunch of broccoli left and this was a delicious recipe to use it on. For the dressing I used Stevia in place of the sugar to cut the calories down and my husband cannot tell the difference in taste. I liked that this recipe used red wine vinegar. We liked the tanginess that it added. I mixed the dressing up in the morning and stirred it several times throughout the day. I put the salad together about 45 minutes before dinner. We loved it. Served it with 'Slow Cooker Sausage with Sauce' from AR. Kind of an odd combination but I needed to use the broccoli up. Thanks readycooker for sharing your recipe!
(9)
Rating: 3 stars
05/25/2016
As written there is to much sugar for our taste. We cut back to 3 Tbsps. and it was perfect.
(6)
Rating: 4 stars
01/16/2016
I made it a few times and love it. I added cauliflower cut about the same size as the broccoli (about half the amount of broccoli as the recipe calls for and the other half cauliflower). I also use craisins rather than raisins. Some times I add halfed seedles red grapes.
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
09/13/2015
Made this exactly as is except I used white wine vinegar instead of red and blanched the broccoli for 1 minute to make it more palatable. A fun new salad for cookouts!
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
05/31/2015
Best Salad Ever
(3)
Rating: 4 stars
06/01/2015
Next time I will reduce the amount of raisins added but otherwise awesome
(2)
Rating: 4 stars
05/18/2016
I left out the sugar and raisins as it was too sweet for my family. Added a bit more bacon.
(1)
Rating: 4 stars
06/05/2016
Super good! Used 3 tbsp Splenda instead of sugar and two tbsp of red wine vinegar...
(1)