A fresh crisp broccoli salad tossed with a simple tangy homemade dressing. Broccoli salad is a quick salad everyone loves for any gathering, potluck, party, etc.
Course: Salad, Side Dish
2fresh broccoli headscut into small florets
1/2red onionfinely diced
4-6slicesbaconcooked and crumbled
1 1/2cupsshredded cheddar cheese
In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, onion, bacon and cheese.
In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar until the sugar is dissolved. Pour over the broccoli mixture and toss evenly.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
For other variations, add any of the following ingredients to the salad: sunflower seeds, sliced almonds, dried cranberries, raisins, peas, cherry tomatoes, or cashews. You may also substitute half of the mayonnaise with non-fat plain yogurt.