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Broccoli, Bacon and Cheddar Toss

Broccoli, Bacon and Cheddar Toss
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 8

Accent the flavor of fresh broccoli with sweet raisins, smoky bacon, and a creamy mayonnaise dressing. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Salad

3
cups fresh small broccoli florets
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1/3
cup raisins
1/4
cup chopped red onion
4
slices precooked bacon or 1/3 cup real bacon pieces

Dressing

1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons lemon juice

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, mix all salad ingredients except bacon.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
  • 3
    Just before serving, heat bacon slices as directed on package until crisp. Drain on paper towels; crumble. Stir bacon into salad.

Expert Tips

  • 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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
230mg
9%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
8g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
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;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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