This is my famous Broccoli Salad, its crunchy, slightly sweet, fresh & delicious. I've seen versions with bacon or cheese, mine is a much simplier version with a clean taste. (wow, don't I sound all gourmet)
6 cups of broccoli chopped up into bite sized pieces
1/4 cup red onion finely chopped
1/2 cup raisins
4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
4 tablespoons of sugar, splenda or other similiar substitute
1 1/2 cups mayonnaise, full fat, 1/2 fat, whichever you prefer
1/2 cup of sunflower seeds, I've used salted & unsalted, use whatever suits you
I mix everthing together in a very large bowl (I like lots of mixing space) until the broccoli is thoroughly coated. Cover & refridgerate until serving at least 2 hours.
I like to make this up to 1 day ahead, all the flavours meld, the raisins get nice & plump.
Don't be afraid to add a little more of this, a little less of that, play with it a little, make it your own.
11/13/2012 10:10:10 am
OMG! This is actually one of most favourite salads!!!! So yummy!
11/13/2012 12:40:33 pm
Hey, how come you can buy pre-cut broccoli and its okay but I can't buy my shelled, hard boiled eggs?? Hmmmmm.....
11/27/2012 02:22:57 am
Everyone loves this salad. I cannot wait to make it.
12/8/2012 02:41:33 pm
HAVE MADE THIS, BUT WITHOUT RAISINS AND ADD CRUMLED BACON.
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