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Simple Broccoli Salad


Simple Broccoli Salad

Simple Broccoli Salad

© Diana Rattray
I wanted a light salad so I made this broccoli salad without bacon or seeds. Feel free to add a little crumbled cooked bacon and sunflower seeds or chopped pecans for great flavor and crunch.

Yield: Serves 8 to 10


  • 6 to 8 cups of broccoli florets
  • 1 medium carrot, shredded
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion or sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped golden raisins
  • 3/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons white wine or champagne vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar or equivalent sugar substitute, or to taste
  • dash salt
  • dash pepper


If the broccoli florets are large, break or cut them into smaller pieces.

In a large bowl, toss together the broccoli, shredded carrot, onion, and raisins.

In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, and sugar; whisk until smooth. Stir into the broccoli mixture until well blended. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

Serves 8.

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