Healthy recipes: Fresh broccoli salad

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  • By Kayla Scherf
  • Health and Wellness Center dietician
The Health and Wellness Center dietician provides a series of seasonal recipes for each month. November's recipes are based on broccoli.

2 heads fresh broccoli
1 red onion
1/2 pound lean turkey bacon
3/4 cup raisins
3/4 cup sliced almonds
1 cup light mayonnaise or miracle whip
1/2 cup sugar or artificial
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

How to make it:
1. Place bacon in a deep skillet and cook over medium heat until evenly brown. Cool and crumble.
2. Cut the broccoli into bite-size pieces and cut the onion into bite-size slices. Combine with bacon, raisins, nuts and mix well.
3. To prepare the dressing, mix the mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar together until smooth. Stir into the salad. Let chill and serve.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Makes 8 to 10 servings