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Sunny Broccoli Salad

Sunny Broccoli Salad

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  • Makes: 12 to 16 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Chill 2 hrs

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This nutrient-packed salad is a classic for good reason. The combination of sweet raisins, nutty sunflower seeds, smoky bacon and crisp broccoli is irresistible.


  • 1 cup mayonnaise or reduced-fat mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3 -5 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 7 cups chopped fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 8 slices bacon, crisp-cooked, drained and crumbled


  1. In a large bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, onion, raisins, sugar and vinegar. Add chopped broccoli and stir to coat. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  2. Just before serving, stir in sunflower seeds and bacon.

Nutrition Facts

(Sunny Broccoli Salad)

Servings Per Recipe 12, pro. (g) 5, calcium (mg) 29, cal. (kcal) 232, vit. A (IU) 1257, iron (mg) 1, Potassium (mg) 248, sugar (g) 8, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, fiber (g) 1, sodium (mg) 255, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Monounsaturated fat (g) 5, Folate (µg) 45, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 11, sat. fat (g) 3, Riboflavin (mg) 0, carb. (g) 12, Niacin (mg) 1, vit. C (mg) 39, Fat, total (g) 19, Thiamin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 14

Comments (1)

tai2090632 wrote:
I can't tell you how many times I've made this salad and passed along the is always a hit. Good for potluck gatherings.

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