Broccoli Salad Recipe

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Broccoli Salad

Joyce Newman


What a better way to get in your veggies when it is hot outside! Eat your broccoli nice and chilled in this broccoli salad. I used to get requests to make this salad for an annual event/party that we used to go to. It's better than store bought! (I will post a pic of the salad soon!)

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30 Min


10 Min


Pan Fry


1 1/2 bunch
broccoli, cut into florets (6 cups)
8 slice
thick sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled/chopped
1/2 c
red onion, diced
2 c
cheddar cheese, very small chunks
3/4 c
raisins (plump in hot water, 5 minutes)
1 c
coleslaw dressing
1/4 c

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook bacon, drain, cool and set aside.
Wash and trim broccoli into florets.
In a 2 qt. sauce pan, bring water to a boil,
then blanch broccoli in the boiling water for about 1 minute. Remove and drain. Rinse with cold water.
In a small bowl, add hot water (microwave if needed)
Place raisins in bowl of hot water for about 5 minutes, until plump.
Mince your onion, chop your cheese, grate your carrots and put into a large serving bowl. Add plumped raisins, coleslaw dressing and mayo. Mix all together. Add broccoli and stir. Add more dressing if desired.
Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #broccoli, #salads