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Tangy-Sweet Broccoli Salad

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Tangy-Sweet Broccoli Salad
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy this sweet and tangy vegetable salad that’s topped with bacon - a flavorful side dish.
Updated Mar 9, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb sliced bacon
  • 1 package (12-oz) fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 package (10-oz) fresh cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

Steps

  • 1
    In large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes or until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  • 2
    In large saucepan, bring 2 quarts (8 cups) water to boiling; salt the water, if desired. Add broccoli and cauliflower; cover and cook 2 minutes. Remove vegetables from boiling water; immediately plunge into ice water until cold; drain well. In large bowl, toss broccoli, cauliflower, cheese, carrot and onion.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar. Pour over broccoli mixture; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate 1 to 8 hours. Top salad with bacon just before serving.

Nutrition Information

299 Calories, 25g Total Fat, 10g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
299
Total Fat
25g
0%
Saturated Fat
7g
0%
Sodium
452mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Vegetable; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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