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Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Diana Bull

"This is a great salad for picnics or potlucks! This version of broccoli salad uses more vinegar and less mayonnaise than most recipes. This gives you a slightly different, healthier option when choosing your next side dish. It's best if you wait until right before serving to add the dressing to keep bacon crisp."
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25 m servings 359 cals
Original recipe yields 8 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 bacon slices on paper towels. Tear bacon into small pieces.
  2. Combine broccoli, bacon, sunflower seeds, and green onions in a bowl.
  3. Whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, and sugar together in a bowl; pour over broccoli mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 359 calories; 28.2 g fat; 16.1 g carbohydrates; 13 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 536 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very good! I liked that this used less mayo (I used Hellmann's light mayo). I also used less bacon than called for, just to keep it a little lighter. Made earlier in the day and kept in the frid...

I followed the recipe exactly. Look it to a family BBQ and everybody raved on how good it tasted. I will definitely make this again. Maybe next time I will add some halved cherry or grape tom...