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Broccoli Salad

This is one of my favorite salads and I love to make it at home. Here's my version of this popular recipe and I hope you like it!

Broccoli Salad
by Michelle Jones


1 large head of broccoli, or 2 if small
1/4 of red onion, chopped
1 c. of raisins
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
8 slices of bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled for topping (if desired)
1 1/2 c. mayonnaise
3/4 c. sugar
6 T. vinegar


Rinse and chop broccoli tops into bite sized flowerets and place in a large bowl. (Freeze stalks for soup recipes if desired.) Add chopped onion, raisins and cheddar cheese. In a separate bowl, mix together mayo, sugar and vinegar until blended well. Add to broccoli mixture and top with crumbled bacon if desired. Cover and store in fridge until ready to serve.

This is a fantastic salad and if you've never had it you're in for a real treat. :o)

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