This is a fast and easy recipe for the classic broccoli and bacon salad.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1/4 cup bacon bits
- 1 head fresh broccoli florets
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup hulled sunflower seeds
- 1 red onion, chopped
- 1 cup creamy salad dressing, e.g. Miracle Whip ™
- 1/4 cup white sugar
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
In a large bowl, mix together the bacon, broccoli, cheese, raisins, onion and sunflower seeds.
In a small bowl, whisk together the creamy salad dressing and sugar. Pour over broccoli mixture and toss well to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.