Saturday, January 4, 2014

Fresh Broccoli Salad

This is the only way I will eat raisins...  So don't shy away from this salad just because you don't like them!  This recipe sounds a bit odd (and maybe gross!), but just trust me on this one... 

Recipe and photo courtesy of

2-3 heads fresh broccoli
1 red onion
1/2 pound bacon
3/4 cup raisins
3/4 cup sliced almonds
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1Place bacon in a deep skillet and cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Cool and crumble.
2.Cut the broccoli into bite-size pieces and cut the onion into thin bite-size slices. Combine with the bacon, raisins, your favorite nuts and mix well.
3.To prepare the dressing, mix the mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar together until smooth. Stir into the salad, let chill and serve.