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Broccoli-Bacon Salad

Broccoli-Bacon Salad
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

A picnic favorite, this salad combines broccoli, water chestnuts, cranberries and just a little bacon for delicious results. Our version has plenty of creaminess without all the fat. Make it once and it will become a regular on your backyard barbecue menu.

Ingredients
Prep: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup
    low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup
    reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons
    cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon
    sugar
  • 4 cups
    finely chopped broccoli crowns, (see Tip)
  • 1 8-ounce can
    sliced water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
  • 3 slices
    cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons
    dried cranberries
  •  
    Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Whisk garlic, mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar and sugar in a large bowl. Add broccoli, water chestnuts, bacon, cranberries and pepper; stir to coat with the dressing.

 

Tip

Tip: Most supermarkets sell broccoli crowns, which are the tops of the bunches, with the stalks cut off. Although crowns are more expensive than entire bunches, they are convenient and there is considerably less waste.

Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings, 1 scant cup each
  • Calories89
  • Fat4 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol8 g
  • Carbohydrates12 g
    • Dietary fiber3 g
  • Protein3 g
  • Sodium200 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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