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Broccoli Almond Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

12 servings

This colorful broccoli almond salad is easy to make in advance. Add the nuts and bacon just before serving so they stay nice and crunchy. —Margaret Garbade, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Broccoli Almond Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch broccoli (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 package (7 ounces) mixed dried fruit
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 package (2-1/4 ounces) slivered almonds, toasted
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  1. Cut florets from broccoli, reserving stalks; cut florets into 1-in. pieces. Using a paring knife, remove peel from thick stalks; cut stalks into 1/2-in. pieces.
  2. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine broccoli, dried fruit and onion. Add mayonnaise mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.
  3. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds and bacon.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 236 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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