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    California Salad

    California Salad. Photo by Elly in Canada

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    CindiJ's Note:

    My sister-in-law made this salad for a family dinner just before my husband and I were married. In a hurry I wrote the recipe down. I've shared this recipe often through the years of our marriage. Recently at a dinner, my SIL asked if I made this recipe often. I replied that yes I did and every year I have to make California Salad. The look on her face was priceless and her reply was "I thought I gave you this recipe years ago!". After visiting on this topic further, we discovered I had abbreviated cauliflower to Calif. Salad thus it's name. I hope you enjoy!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In large serving salad bowl layer torn lettuce, broken cauliflower, chopped green onions, crumbled bacon and shredded cheddar cheese.
    2. 2
      In small bowl mix together sugar and mayonnaise well.
    3. 3
      Pour over the top of layered salad- cover and chill until ready to serve.
    4. 4
      TOSS JUST BEFORE SERVING.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 02, 2010

      55

      This was delicious! I used leaf lettuce and blanched the cauliflower a bit. I was trying to lighten up this recipe a tad, so used real bacon bits (less fat), low-fat cheddar & mayo, and used Splenda instead of sugar. Truly, I don't think any of the flavor was lost. Thnx for sharing your recipe, Cindy. Made for the Diabetic Forum Pool Party May 2010.

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    • on April 24, 2008

      45

      A nice salad, I loved the crunchy cauliflower, the salty bacon bits, and the sweetness of the dressing! I reduced the amount of everything to serve two people. Personally, 1/2 cup of sugar would be too much for my taste, I used one teaspoon in 1/4 cup of mayonnaise and it was perfect!

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    Nutritional Facts for California Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (164 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 339.6
     
    Calories from Fat 241
    71%
    Total Fat 26.8 g
    41%
    Saturated Fat 8.6 g
    43%
    Cholesterol 40.7 mg
    13%
    Sodium 537.4 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 17.4 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 11.2 g
    45%
    Protein 8.4 g
    16%

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