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Sunny Vegetable Salad Recipe

Sunny Vegetable Salad Recipe

A terrific mixture of crisp, chewy, fresh and sweet ingredients makes this salad taste as good as it looks. A nutritious vegetable like broccoli is a lot more palatable "dressed up" this way. -Char Holm, Goodhue, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 5 cups fresh cauliflowerets
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, toss the broccoli, cauliflower, cheese, onion and raisins. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Sprinkle with bacon and sunflower seeds. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 231 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 227 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.