Accent the flavor of fresh broccoli with sweet raisins, smoky bacon, and a creamy mayonnaise dressing.
cups fresh small broccoli florets
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
cup chopped red onion
slices precooked bacon or 1/3 cup real bacon pieces
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
teaspoons lemon juice
In large bowl, mix all salad ingredients except bacon.
In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
Just before serving, heat bacon slices as directed on package until crisp. Drain on paper towels; crumble. Stir bacon into salad.
To save about 110 calories and 12 grams of fat per serving, substitute reduced-fat Cheddar cheese for the regular cheese and use fat-free mayonnaise.
Either golden or dark raisins will work this recipe.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 3 1/2g,
- 3 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.