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Broccoli Salad- A Favorite Summer Salad

Broccoli Salad- A Favorite Summer Salad

Broccoli Salad- A Favorite Summer Salad

Broccoli Salad

As someone who has hated broccoli all of my life, it is funny that I am posting a Broccoli Salad recipe. That's because, this salad changed how I feel about Broccoli.  It is delicious and super easy to  make. This salad is a family favorite and great pot luck dish for large groups. 

Step 1

Cook the bacon until it is crisp.

Crisp Bacon

Step 2

Grab a head of Broccoli in the produce department- Rise and cut apart.  I usually use the kitchen scissors for this because it is much easier than using a knife. I like to cut it into small bite size pieces.

Cut up broccoli

Step 3

Chop some green onions

Green Onions

Step 4

Toast the Sliced almonds-watch them carefully so they won't burn

Toasted almonds

Step 5

Mix the dressing

In a mixing cup add:

1 1/2 cup Hellman's Mayonnaise
3 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
1/4 Cup sugar

Mix the Dressing

Step 6

Put all the ingredients in a large bowl-don't forget the raisins!

Raisins

Step 7

Pour the dressing over the ingredients and mix!

Pour dressing over

Step 8

Serve chilled and ENJOY!!!!!!!

 

Here's the full recipe for this delicious salad.

Broccoli Salad

2 Heads of fresh broccoli (Uncooked)

2 oz package of sliced almonds-toasted

1/2 cup raisins (I like to use the Golden Raisins)

1/2 cup chopped green onions

1/2 lb cooked bacon, chopped

To toast the almonds, Heat oven to 250.  Spread the almonds onto a cookie sheet and toast slightly 3-5 minutes.  Watch them carefully-they burn quickly.  Cool before adding to salad.  (They can also be toasted in a toaster oven)

Place the above items in a large bowl and mix. 

Pour the dressing below over the top and stir

 

Mix together in a bowl

1 1/2 Cups Hellman's Mayonnaise (1 16 oz jar)

3 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar

1/4 Cup Sugar

Whip dressing until smooth and pour over items in the bowl.  Serve chilled.

 

 

 

 

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