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Overnight Floret Salad Recipe

Overnight Floret Salad Recipe

Bacon and sunflower kernels lend extra crunch to this colorful combination of onions, cauliflower and broccoli. With its slightly sweet dressing, this salad's a great way to get kids to eat their veggies. -Elizabeth Wenzl Eugene, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small head cauliflower, broken into small florets (6 cups)
  • 1 bunch broccoli, broken into small florets (4 cups)
  • 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cauliflower, broccoli, onions, sugar, mayonnaise and vinegar. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Just before serving, stir in the sunflower kernels and bacon. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 207 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 186 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.