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Italian Broccoli Salad Recipe

I received this recipe from my cousin several years ago, and it remains a family favorite. It's also a real crowd-pleaser whenever I take it to a potluck.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds fresh broccoli
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 jar (5-1/4 ounces) sliced pimiento-stuffed olives, drained
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 bottle (16 ounces) Italian salad dressing
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Parboil broccoli; cool and cut into bite-size pieces. Place in a large bowl; add bacon, olives and onions.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing, mayonnaise and Parmesan cheese; mix well. Pour over vegetables and toss. Serve immediately. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 407 calories, 38 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 1,237 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.