Besides curry, this dazzling salad has yummy sunflower seeds and dried cherries. It tastes great and looks super when presented on a big, beautiful platter. Marinate overnight so that the flavors of the curry/mayonnaise dressing has time to work.
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 1/2 pound bacon
- 6 cups fresh broccoli florets
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 1/2 cup dried cherries
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
- 3/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 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, combine the bacon, broccoli, onion, dried fruit and sunflower seeds.
Whisk together the mayonnaise, curry powder, vinegar and sugar.
Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat, and marinate over night.