Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sweet Broccoli Salad

This so good!! I could and have made a meal out of it!! Lighter version in parentheses

1/2 pound bacon
5 cups small broccoli florets  (chopped into very small pieces)
1/3 cup onion diced into tiny pieces
1 cup mayonnaise (Light or fat free)
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/4 cup sugar ( or sugar substitute)
3/4 cup raisins or craisins or dried cherries
1/2 cup sliced almonds or sunflower seed kernels

In a mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, onion, sugar and raisins. Add the broccoli and toss the coat with the dressing. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Just before servings, fold in the almonds /sunflower kernels and the bacon pieces. Serve immediately.

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