July 14, 2010

Wednesday's Chow - Broccoli-Apple Salad with Bacon

Broccoli-Apple Salad with Bacon
From tasteofhome Bacon Recipe Cards


2 cups coarsely chopped fresh broccoli florets
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cauliflower
2 medium carrots, chopped
½ cup dried cranberries
1 medium red apple, chopped
1 medium Granny Smith apple, chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
½ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 pound sliced maple-flavored bacon, cooked and crumbled
½ cup sunflower kernels


In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and cranberries. Toss apples with 1 tablespoon lemon juice, then add to vegetable mixture and toss.

In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, syrup and remaining lemon juice. Stir into broccoli mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Just before serving, stir in bacon and sunflower kernels.

Serves 10.


Paige Ryter said...

This looks like a great recipe...with eye candy! Man...how do you get all these neighbors to pose for you? HAHAHAHHA!!!

Maryann Miller said...

Thanks for the recipe. I have tasted a salad like this at a pot-luck, but never did get the recipe. Now all I have to do is convince my husband that broccoli won't kill him. LOL

Anna Kathryn Lanier said...

Paige, I wish they were my neighbors!!!!

Maryann....hey, don't tell him it's broccoli, pretend it's an apple....lol.

Bethany said...

This just SOUNDS good. I'll have to try it sometime!