Terrific Tree Salad
- Yield 8 servings
Broccoli, almonds, onions, and raisins topped with red wine vinegar
"The trees on my grandmother's lush property always reminded me of broccoli. She made up this summertime favorite as a way to celebrate my childhood imagination."
- 2 bunches broccoli, trimmed and chopped
- 8 crumbled bacon
- 1 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
- 3 teaspoons sugar
- Mix all ingredients and chill salad in refrigerator overnight before serving.
Tips From Our Test Kitchen: For a lower fat version of this tasty salad, use only 4 strips of bacon and substitute plain yogurt for the mayonnaise.
—Teresa Sites, Victorville, Calif.