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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Broccoli Salad

This Broccoli Salad is loaded with flavor! The broccoli, bacon, raisins, toasted almonds, tossed with the homemade dressing is delicious in every bite! Such a simple side dish, this Broccoli Salad is a perfect addition to any party, picnic, BBQ, or potluck! It is great by itself for a simple lunch or as wonderful side.

Broccoli Salad

When I go to potlucks, I am always a big fan of all the salads and casseroles that are amongst all the food there. This Broccoli Salad is always a favorite! I would say it is a staple for sure. Even for holidays!

Broccoli Salad

This Broccoli Salad comes together so easily. There is a little bit of prep to get each ingredient ready for the salad, but in no time, this flavorful side dish is ready.

The sweet dressing is simple and just adds the right amount of sweetness to the salad. The combination of mayonnaise, sugar, red wine vinegar, and dill is so light and tasty on the salad.

Broccoli Salad

The almond slices can be toasted easily in the oven for just a few minutes. They will turn a slightly light brown color and it gives them just the right amount of toasted flavor. The almonds add a great amount of crunch and texture to the salad.

For the broccoli, onions, celery, bacon, they need to be cut into small pieces. This just helps get more of all the flavors in each single bite!

Broccoli Salad

Bring everything together in one bowl and mix it all together and this salad is ready to serve! If you love a good Broccoli Salad, you need to try this one! The flavor packed salad is sure to be a hit at any picnic, potluck, or holiday gathering!

Broccoli Salad Pin

Broccoli Salad


Ingredients for Broccoli Salad

1 cup mayonnaise 
1/3 cup sugar
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp dill
2 heads of broccoli, broken down into small florets
1 lb bacon, cooked and chopped into small pieces
1/3 cup toasted almond slices
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup raisins

Directions for Broccoli Salad

1. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sugar, red wine vinegar, and dill. Place the dressing in the refrigerator while preparing the rest of the salad. 

2. Prepare the almond slices by toasting them in the oven at 350F for 2-3 minutes. Be sure to watch them as they can burn easily. The almonds are toasted when they are slightly light brown. Simply lay out the almond slices on a small sheet pan to toast them in the oven. 

3. Using a large bowl, combine the broccoli, bacon, toasted almonds, green onions, celery, and raisins together. 

4. Add the dressing to on top of the salad ingredients and stir together until it is all well coated. 

5. Then it is ready to serve. 

Broccoli Salad Pinterest

This post is sponsored by the Glass Barn, Indiana Soybean and Corn Farmers but all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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