Broccoli Salad

Tired of the same old spinach salad? Here’s a delicious alternative made with good-for-you broccoli. It incorporates the same flavors as the standard spinach salad, but it can be made up to a day in advance and won’t wilt on the buffet table.


4 cups broccoli florets (blanched)
4 hard-boiled eggs, thinly sliced
1/2 cup (or more) thinly sliced onion
10 slices bacon, fried crisp and crumbled
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white sugar
3 tablespoons vinegar


For this recipe, use blanched broccoli. (After cooking in boiling water for 30 seconds, remove from water and plunge it into ice water to stop the cooking. Drain well.)

In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, eggs, onion, and bacon. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar, whisking until the sugar is dissolved. Pour over the broccoli and mix gently. Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight before serving. Just before serving, toss lightly.

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6 to 8 servings


Gladys Anderson Willington Baptist Church, Willington, Conne

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Okay, so I'm a klutz and just

Okay, so I'm a klutz and just don't know how to do it. But I'd like to know how to read other users comments, and how they might have added to, or changed this recipe. Thanks for any help.

Talk about a klutz - I forgot

Talk about a klutz - I forgot to blanch the broccoli first! Haha! Otherwise, I only used half the sugar, and it was delicious. I'm sure it would have been even better if I'd slowed down and read the recipe more closely. You were the first person to comment, Carol, so that's why you couldn't see any other posts. No worries; you're doing fine. :)