Reel Broccoli Salad Recipe

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"Reel" Broccoli Salad

Stefanie Reel Smith


This recipe is called "Reel" Broccoli Salad because my mother, Maxine Reel, was the originator of this delicious side dish. It's a family favorite, and a recipe that I make often. It's also a favorite among all of our friends, and their friends..and so on..
Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do~!

★★★★★ 2 votes
4 to 6


1-2 lb
brocolli- peeled & cut into bit sized pieces
1 medium
red onion
1/2 lb
sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 lb
bacon- cooked until crisp- crumbled
15 oz
1/4 c
3 Tbsp
white or cider vinegar
salt and pepper to taste


1Wash and peel broccoli, then cut into bit sized pieces. Let dry. Chop onion into small pieces.
Fry bacon until crisp. Cool, and then crumble into small pieces.
Cut the sharp cheddar cheese into small cubes. Add all ingredients to a large bowl.
For dressing:
Mix the mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar together in a small bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour over the salad ingredients, then refrigerate for one hour..then , simply enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy