Souplantation's Joan's Broccoli Madness Salad (Sweet Tomatoes)

Total Time
15mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I had this at a chain salad bar style restaurant in FL called Sweet Tomatoes and found it online. Souplantation is another name for the chain. It was yummy. I make bacon in the microwave to save time and for easy clean up. If you use precooked bacon bits, this is a no-cook recipe. I think freshly crisped bacon is best but the other will do.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the broccoli, bacon, cashews, raisins and onions in a large bowl. In a second bowl, beat dressing ingredients together gently until smooth.
  2. About 10 minutes before serving, toss the salad with the dressing to allow flavors to meld.
  3. Serve on chilled salad dishes.
Most Helpful

Thank you so much!! The main reason I go to sweet tomatoes is for this salad, it's so good.. I got the family eating broccoli ! Ps. I blanched the broccoli- 2 minutes max over hot water and quickly in cold water. (so the broccoli is still crunchy.) Then I use a salad spinner to get all the water out, or else the dressing will be watery.. Enjoy

sillysindy March 18, 2010

Love this recipe, I started mixing up the ingredients and putting the dressing in a squirt bottle, that way I can just portion out what I want and add as much dressing as I like and it lasts a wee bit longer in the fridge.

Jemshui February 28, 2009

This is the most fantastic salad I have ever tasted and just the same as Souplantations here in California

Trevors Gammy June 06, 2014