Saturday, 26 January 2008

Broccoli Salad

5 cups fresh broccoli florets, cut into smaller than bite size pieces
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
6 - 8 pieces cooked, finely cut bacon
1 cup of frozen peas, thawed

1 cup mayonnaise or Miracle Whip
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 cup white sugar

Place 2 sheets of paper towels on plate.  Place bacon on paper towel.  Place one sheet of paper towel over bacon.  Cook in microwave for 5 minutes.  Cut finely.

Mix broccoli florets, raisins, pecans, bacon & peas in large serving bowl.  In separate bowl or large cup, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar & sugar.  Add dressing to the salad and toss to mix well.  Chill before serving.