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Prep time: 20mins – Cook time: 15 mins – Additional time: 2hrs – Total time: 2 hrs 35 mins – Yield: 8 servings
This salad will blow you away with all its flavors. Especially since Broccoli Salad with Red Grapes, Bacon, and Sunflower Seeds has ingredients you never thought to put together!
Great broccoli salad! very easy and tasty!
If you want to learn how to cook healthier dishes, this will be the ideal option for you. You’ll love this salad due to all the flavors it gives you, and it allows you to eat much healthier.
It is quick to cook, very easy and everyone can prepare it. It is not a simple salad, because all the ingredients come together in a very delicious way. This salad has a very creamy and smooth consistency, but you will still be able to differentiate between each of the ingredients it contains.
It tastes better the longer it sits in the fridge!
Tips to Make the Best Broccoli Salad with Red Grapes, Bacon, and Sunflower Seeds:
Tip 1. Cook the bacon before adding it to the salad.
Tip 2. Cut each of the ingredients into little pieces.
Tip 3. Wash the broccoli thoroughly, making sure to remove any black spots.
Tip 4. If you don’t want to use apple cider vinegar, you can use traditional vinegar.
Tip 5. Cut the red onion into small pieces so that it can integrate very well into the salad.
Ingredients for Broccoli Salad:
8 slices bacon
⅓ cup sunflower seed kernels
1 large head broccoli, cut into bite-size pieces
⅓ cup diced red onion
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
1 cup mayonnaise
3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp white sugar
1 pinch ground black pepper to taste
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How to make Broccoli Salad:
Step 1: Mix the previously cooked bacon with the sunflower seeds in a bag and seal it.
Step 2: In a separate bowl, mix the broccoli, the red onion, and grapes. Add the remaining bacon, along with the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, and black pepper. Stir and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for two hours.
Step 3: Before serving, sprinkle the bacon and sunflower seed mixture over the salad and mix well. Enjoy!
Make sure to add the crumbled bacon and sunflower sees right before serving time. In that way, the bacon and sunflower seeds stay great and crunchy, which enhances the overall texture and flavor of the whole dish.
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Broccoli Salad With Red Grapes, Bacon and Sunflower Seeds
- 8 slices bacon
- ⅓ cup sunflower seed kernels
- 1 large head broccoli, cut into bite-size pieces
- ⅓ cup diced red onion
- 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp white sugar
- 1 pinch ground black pepper to taste
- Mix the previously cooked bacon with the sunflower seeds in a bag and seal it.
- In a separate bowl, mix the broccoli, red onion, and grapes. Add the remaining bacon, along with the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, and black pepper. Stir and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for two hours.
- Before serving, sprinkle the bacon and sunflower seed mixture over the salad and mix well.
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