Crunchy broccoli salad

Crunchy broccoli salad


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About this recipe: A unique broccoli salad that's perfect for a garden barbecue or picnic. The crunch of the broccoli is a nice change of pace!


Serves: 7 

  • 225g streaky bacon
  • 200g mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 900g fresh broccoli, cut into 2.5cm pieces
  • 225g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 5 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 5 tablespoons dried currants

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:12hr marinating  ›  Ready in:12hr25min 

  1. Place bacon in a large, deep frying pan. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly browned, 7 to 10 minutes. Drain, chop and set aside.
  2. Combine the mayo, sugar and vinegar. Set aside.
  3. Combine bacon, broccoli, cheese, onion, currants and sunflower seeds in a large bowl. Pour dressing over salad. Toss to coat. Chill for a few hours before serving for best flavour.

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Nice crunchy broccoli salad! I made a few tweaks to suit my taste and what I had in the fridge: 1 pkt bacon (275g) 80g mayonnaise 2 tbs brown sugar 4 tbs spirit vinegar 3/4 tsp dijon mustard 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 broccoli heads cut into bite sized pieces I left it in the fridge overnight and had it for lunch the next day - lovely! - 14 Aug 2015

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