delicious broccoli salad

This vibrant and refreshing broccoli salad recipe features a tangy creamy dressing, crispy bacon, chewy raisins, crunchy almonds, and delicious red onions. It’s a delightful addition to any summer meal or holiday spread, adding a burst of flavor and color to your table. Feel free to follow the recipe as is or experiment with suggested substitutions for added variety!

delicious broccoli salad

  • Ingredients:
  • 2 heads of broccoli, florets cut into bite-sized pieces (discard stems)
  • 8 oz. bacon, cooked and coarsely chopped
  • 8 oz. cheddar cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • Optional garnishes:
    • Raisins
    • Almonds

For the dressing:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons white vinegar
  • Directions:
  1. In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, bacon, cheese, and onion.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar until well blended. Pour the dressing over the broccoli mixture and toss until everything is evenly coated.
  3. Optionally, garnish with raisins and almonds for added texture and flavor.
  4. Serve immediately, or for best results, cover and refrigerate the salad for 1 to 2 hours before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Enjoy this vibrant and delicious broccoli salad as a side dish or a refreshing summer treat!

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