Broccoli Salad

broccoli salad

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup bacon bits
  • mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Cut the bacon into small pieces and cook over medium heat just until crisp; drain on paper towels.
  2. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add the broccoli and blanch until bright green and slightly softened, about 3 minutes. Drain well, run under cold water to stop the cooking, and drain again.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, onion,and cranberries. Add the broccoli and toss the coat with the dressing. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Just before servings, fold in the sunflower kernels and the bacon pieces. Serve immediately.