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

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

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  1. sillysindy
    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
  2. Jemshui
    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.
  3. Trevors Gammy
    This is the most fantastic salad I have ever tasted and just the same as Souplantations here in California
  4. Miss_cant-cook
    This one's a winner. I've made it w/ & w/o bacon and even substituted miracle whip instead of mayo. It's always a hit and people always ask for "my" receipe.
  5. debmayo58
    So glad to see that this recipe is still here. I made it for a potluck last year and everyone loved it. Also, I ate at Soupplantation today, and they have changed their recipe. Still good but not as good as it was originally!


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