This salad has bite and crunch and sweetness. Broccoli, crumbled bacon, raisins and nuts, with a smattering of red onion. The dressing is mayonnaise based, with sugar and vinegar adding a sweet and sour dimension. Serves eight.
INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):
- 2 heads fresh broccoli
- 1 red onion
- 1/2 pound bacon
- 3/4 cup raisins
- 3/4 cup sliced almonds
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
Place bacon in a deep skillet and cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Cool and crumble.
Cut the broccoli into bite-size pieces and cut the onion into thin bite-size slices. Combine with the bacon, raisins, your favorite nuts and mix well.
To prepare the dressing, mix the mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar together until smooth. Stir into the salad, let chill and serve.