Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Tasty family recipe with a secret ingredient, powdered sugar. This is much requested at potlucks and family gatherings. Very quick and easy to make. Courtesy of my Aunt June.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut broccoli florets from stem.
  2. Discard stem.
  3. Cut florets into smaller pieces and add to large bowl.
  4. Add chopped red onion.
  5. Combine mayonnaise, powdered sugar and wine vinegar in a separate bowl.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Add dressing to the broccoli and combine.
  8. Add sunflower seeds, bacon and raisins.
  9. Refrigerate for 1 hour prior to serving.
  10. If the salad seems too "dry" for the amount of broccoli, make a half batch of the dressing ingredients and mix into the salad for an extra creamy batch.
  11. You may substitute craisins in place of the raisins.


Most Helpful

This is a welcomed recipe in our house,everyone loves it .Instead of the sunflower seeds I used cashews.and more bacon.Thanks for sharing

gale 57 October 12, 2010

I really liked this version of broccoli salad. I did leave out the raisins because I don't really like raisins and I halved the recipe. It was very easy to put together and I like the addition of confectioner's sugar instead of granulated sugar ~ the dressing wasn't grainy at all. I know I'll be using this recipe for barbecues this summer! Thanks for posting! Made for PAC Spring 2009.

Lvs2Cook March 27, 2009

Very tasty side dish salad--I love the crunch, the onion and the sweetness--all in one bite! Subbed in peanuts for the sunflower seeds, 'cuz that's what I have in my pantry! I halved the recipe and used four slices of thick-sliced bacon--which was just about perfect (perfect would be about a POUND of bacon, but I really am trying to be less of a bacon pig!). :rofl: I actually like to make a bit LESS of the dressing, so then it doesn't get soupy if you have leftovers. *Made for PAC Spring 08*

Debber April 14, 2008

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