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Simple Broccoli Salad

 Simple Broccoli Salad
Because broccoli salad won't wilt like lettuce salads, you can make it ahead for added convenience. To enhance the salad, I will sometimes add walnuts, green grapes, mushrooms and a touch of onion. You can also mix in cauliflower florets with the broccoli, then squeeze on a hint of lemon juice.—Nova MacIsaac, Souris, Prince Edward Island
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine broccoli, bacon and red pepper. In another bowl,
  • stir the mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar until smooth. Pour over
  • broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 261 calories, 23 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.