I made this salad for a potluck quilting luncheon, and had nothing left over to bring home to my husband. It was delicious. I used half cauliflower and half broccoli and I added 1 cup of sunflower seeds just before serving. I used white wine vinegar. Everyone in the group wants the recipe. Thanks vincy bramblett for promoting my image as a good cook!
I make a brocciflower salad<br/><br/>1/2 head broccoli & 1/2 head of cauliflower or if I am lucky, I can find brocciflower at the supermarket or at the fruit & veggie market.<br/>I also add chopped hard boiled eggs<br/>Instead of the sugar, I add 5 bags of splenda to the dressing & I use cider vinegar.<br/><br/>Definitely let it sit overnight, because the mozzarella will disappear, as will the egg yolks & soak up the dressing & you may need a tad more dressing before serving.<br/><br/>I have been making this for years as a diabetic dish, hence the splenda.
I've been making variations of this salad for years, and I was taught by an Italian cook who makes it that they key is to cut the broccoli into very small pieces. It is much nicer than eating a huge hunk of raw broccoli, especially for people who don't usually like raw broccoli. The tiny pieces are much more palatable and it just makes for a much nicer salad. Even though I do like raw broccoli, the small pieces are sooooooo much better. Just cut the broccoli into florets, then chop them with your chef's knife until you get pieces about the size of a garbanzo bean.
This was awesome!! I didn't have any mayonnaise so I used light Miracle Whip. I also cut back on the sugar a little bit. DH loved it and it will be one of my favourites to bring to pot lucks during the summer. Thanks for sharing!
Excellent salad alternative. Cooking actual bacon is HUGE to the flavor of the salad - make it extra well done crisp as it crumbles/cuts so well into the salad. I made it the night before so the flavors would infuse. I used red wine vinegar and added chopped walnuts and Craisins (dried cranberries).
Followed this recipe EXACTLY, and it was relish. No need to add anything else!
OMG, this was so easy and so good! I used cheddar cheese, because that is what I had on hand. This is my new go to salad for pot-lucks!
Not sure if this is how it tastes but mine ended up tasting more like a sandwich spread which was really great! So I added croutons. Will be doing this often for sure! Used lady's choice LITE mayo since that's all I have in the fridge. Super easy & great tasting! Thumbs up!