Sweet and Salty Broccoli Salad


Sweet and Salty Broccoli Salad

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March 29, 2017

Sweet and Salty Broccoli Salad


4 slices bacon (preferably local, pasture raised)

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1/3 cup olive oil mayo (homemade or your favorite mayo)

1 pound fresh broccoli , broken into small florets

1/4 cup scallions, minced

2 tablespoons raisins (or dried cranberries)

2 tablespoons pecans (or walnuts), chopped

salt and black pepper, to taste


1Cut the bacon crosswise into 1/4-inch wide pieces.

2 Place the chopped bacon in a large, cold skillet, turn the heat to medium high, and fry bacon until it is crisp, about 3-4 minutes.

3 Remove from the pan and drain on a paper towel.

4 In a large bowl, whisk the vinegar and mayo until smooth. Add the broccoli, scallion, raisins, and pecans.

5 Toss with 2 spoons to coat.

6 Add the bacon and toss again.

7 Taste, then add salt and pepper as needed.