Broccoli Salad
Recipe type: Salad
  • 5 cups broccoli florets,uncooked
  • ½ medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup roasted, unsalted sunflower seeds*
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup old cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Hellman's Light Mayonnaise
  • 4 Tbsp. white sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. white wine vinegar (You may also use regular white vinegar)
  • In place of or in addition to the sunflower seeds you may use any of the following:
  • raisins, dried cranberries, (delicious!), chopped dried apricots, banana chips, or most any dried fruit; walnuts, pecans, almonds, peanuts and any other type of seed.
  1. Prepare and toss together salad ingredients.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and mix well.
  4. Cover and refrigerate, stir occasionally to blend salad and dressing.
  5. Let stand in fridge a few hours to overnight.
Recipe by Older Mommy Still Yummy at