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grammy's broccoli salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Terry Schiele
Evansville, IN

This version is a sweet, candy like salad but good for you.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For grammy's broccoli salad

  • 3 c
    broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1 md
    sweet onion, chopped
  • 1/2 - 3/4 c
    real bacon bits
  • 3/4 - 1 c
    dried cranberries or craisins
  • 1/2-3/4 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 c
    mayonnaise, light
  • 1/4 - 1/2 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 - 3/4 c
    sugar or sugar substitute
  • 1 tsp
    each of salt and pepper

How To Make grammy's broccoli salad

  • 1
    In large bowl,mix together broccoli, onion, bacon bits, dried craisins, cheddar cheese and set aside.
  • 2
    In small bowl, blend together, mayonnaise, red wine vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables and mix well. Set in refrigerator and let chill for approx two hours.
  • 3
    NOTE: you can play with this recipe and add more or less of anything in it. Taste test and change it to your particular tastes, make it sweeter or less sweet, it is up to you. Add eggs, sunflowers, toasted pecans, your options are endless. Make it your own. I have even added edible flowers. Enjoy

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