Here’s a broccoli salad recipe to add to the millions of others of broccoli salad recipes you can find online.
What sets this one apart? Homemade dressing! All the bacon! No raisins! Or craisins! My Mom’s recipe! All the bacon!
It’s one of the better fail-proof recipes I have in my custody that I am in LOVE with. So I thought I’d share it today with all of you wonderful readers. It’s easy, has a good crunch factor, has the right broccoli to bacon ratio plus that sweet dressing turns otherwise unassuming gross broccoli into magic.

This is the best Broccoli Salad recipe because it’s straight from my Mom! It’s sweet, creamy and crunchy with fresh broccoli, sunflower seeds, homemade dressing and lots of bacon! Just the way broccoli salad was intended to be!
Yield: 6-8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Ingredients:
* 8 cups fresh broccoli florets {bite size}
* 1/2 cup red onion, finely diced
* 1/2 cup chopped celery
* 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
* 1 cup crumbled bacon
* 1/2 cup raisins or craisins**
* for the dressing-
* 1/2 cup granulated sugar
* 1 1/2 cups real mayonnaise
* 2 tablespoons white vinegar
* salt & pepper, to taste
Directions:
1. Place all salad ingredients into a large bowl and set aside.
2. In a smaller bowl, mix dressing ingredients together to combine. Pour over salad and toss. Serve or store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
3. **I don’t add these to my salad because I think they should be illegal in broccoli salads, but I know a lot of people do like them added in, so feel free to add it in.

Broccoli salad

Preparation

Dressing

The perfect brocolli salad

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