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This recipe is awesome. A big hit. I add sunflower seeds.
I made this for treat day at work. It was a huge hit. I handed out the recipe to all. I did add sunflowers for the crunch. Thanks for the post.
I am "famous" for this salad. It is important when making the dressing to keep it refrigerated separately(in a ziploc baggie is a great way) to prevent the salad from becoming soggy. This is best done a day ahead so the sugar will dissolve. Also, don't add the cheese or the bacon until you serve, that way the cheese will not get mushy and the bacon will remain crispy. I reduce the amount of sugar to 2 Tbsp when I make it, again letting it sit overnight, and separate is KEY! To make an optional dressing, substitute raspberry vinegar and craisins. Cider vinegar and balsamic vinegars are also very nice in this salad.
I made this to go with some patty melts and it was delicious. I have never had broccoli salad that included cheese so I was anxious to try. It was very good. thank you for sharing with us.
I made this for my married daughter and I to have as a side dish with our lunch. She is a self-proclaimed broccoli salad fanatic and orders it at our local specialty store whenever it's available. Today she said, "don't need to buy it anymore!". Not only did we devour it, she insisted that I give her the recipe! I also gave her all the leftovers to take home! Isn't that what Moms do? We made it exactly as printed. Truly delicius and wonderful. Thanks for sharing with us all.
My husband is self proclaimed broccoli hater but he loved this salad. My oldest kids liked it. I had to use red wine vinegar since it was all I had. I also fried some bacon and chopped it up...I love bacon! I will definetly be making this again...especially when we can use the broccoli from our garden!!!!!
I have made this several times and I rarely have leftovers. At a recent family
BBQ I had to make an extra batch.
I make this recipe all the time! It's delicious and easy to make. Thanks for posting.
Just like my mom used to make for church potlucks!! Doubled EVERYTHING and used a bag of oscar meyer real bacon bits. sooo easy and yummy!!!! will add some leftover celery next time!
I love this salad. I like to add peas to it, I just get a frozen bag of peas and add half the bag. If you dont let them thaw first the salad will get to watery.
We had a party over the weekend that, while not impromptu, got moved up by 6 hours so I was scrambling for side dishes. This was easy to put together. I used fat free mayo and bacon bits. It was good, crunchy, a little sweet. The kids didn't love it, but the adults enjoyed it. Thanks.