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Italian Broccoli Salad

 Italian Broccoli Salad
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.
10-12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 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


  • Parboil broccoli; cool and cut into bite-size pieces. Place in a
  • large bowl; add bacon, olives and onions.
  • 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.