Southern Broccoli Salad

Southern Broccoli Salad

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Elaine Rau


When I was visiting my son & family in Memphis, we were invited to his boss' house for a backyard party. They served this salad, and it became one of my favorites.


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  • 2 bunches
    broccoli (cut small)
  • 1 small
    purple onion
  • 1/2 cup
    golden raisins
  • 10 pieces
    bacon (crumbled)
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup
    parmesan (grated)
  • 1/3 cup
  • 1 Tbs
    red wine vinegar

How to Make Southern Broccoli Salad


  1. Chop fresh broccoli in approximately 3/4" pieces.
  2. Cook bacon crisp, crumble and set aside.
  3. Chop purple onion
  4. Mix broccoli, onion, bacon and raisins.
  5. Whisk mayo, Parmesan, sugar and wine vinegar.
  6. Pour dressing over broccoli mixture and marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

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About Southern Broccoli Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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