Broccoli Salad

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With summer being in full swing and barbecues happening every weekend, it is easy to run out of clever ideas to bring something a bit different to the table. I often find myself hitting up my trusty partner in crime Google for something new and exciting to contribute!

Low and behold…. Broccoli Salad!

::Cue Applause::

This particular recipe I found at http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1643,151187-225206,00.html

It truly is a gem and I recommend that you check it out!

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Ingredients

1 Broccoli Head

2 Green Onions; sliced

1/2 Cup Rasins

1/2 Cup Walnuts; chopped

1 Cup Mayonnaise

1/4 Cup Honey

1 Tbsp Vinegar

Shredded Cheddar Cheese *Optional

Crumbled Bacon *Optional

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In a medium bowl, combine Mayonnaise with Honey and Vinegar then whisk well until smooth.

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Set the dressing aside then begin assembling the salad.

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In a large bowl combine the broccoli with walnuts, and raisins.

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Add green onions, bacon crumbles, and cheddar cheese (if using either of the last two).

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Pour dressing over the veggies.

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This is where I got clever and used a large Tupperware bowl with a lid… give it a good toss around to evenly coat all of the veggies!

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VIOLA!

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Now you got something new and exciting to bring to the table!

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