Bacon Broccoli Salad
6 cups fresh broccoli, coarsely chopped
2/3 cups real bacon bits
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 large red onion, chopped
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon lemon juice
In a large bowl, toss broccoli, bacon, cheese, and onion. In a separate bowl, combine vinegar, sugar, pepper, salt, mayonnaise, and lemon juice. Mix dressing into salad. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 6-8 servings.
Options: Add 2/3 cup raisins, craisins, or sunflower seeds to salad. Substitute 10-12 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled, in place of real bacon bits, if desired.
Presented by Stephanie Ashcraft – Author “101 things to do with Zucchini”