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southern broccoli salad

Recipe by
Elaine Rau
Patchogue, NY

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.

method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For southern broccoli salad

  • 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.