Broccoli, Bacon and Cheddar Toss

Accent the flavor of fresh broccoli with sweet raisins, smoky bacon, and a creamy mayonnaise dressing.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Salad

3
cups fresh small broccoli florets
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1/3
cup raisins
1/4
cup chopped red onion
4
slices precooked bacon or 1/3 cup real bacon pieces

Dressing

1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 In large bowl, mix all salad ingredients except bacon.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
  • 3 Just before serving, heat bacon slices as directed on package until crisp. Drain on paper towels; crumble. Stir bacon into salad.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    230mg
    230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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