Peanuts, crumbled bacon and raisins, join broccoli florets in this tasty salad that is marinated overnight in a mayonnaise dressing.
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 1 head fresh broccoli, florets only
- 1 pound sliced bacon
- 1 bunch green onions, chopped
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup unsalted peanuts
- 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside to cool. In a large bowl toss the broccoli florets, bacon, green onions, raisins and peanuts together.
In a small bowl whisk the vinegar, sugar and mayonnaise together. Pour half of the dressing over the broccoli mixture and refrigerate. Let marinate overnight. Just before serving top with remaining dressing.