Terrific Tree Salad

  • Yield: 8 servings

"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."


2bunches broccoli, trimmed and chopped
8 crumbled bacon
1cup raisins
1/2cup chopped onion
1/2cup slivered almonds
1cup mayonnaise
2teaspoons red wine vinegar
3teaspoons sugar


  1. 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.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 10
  • Calories 370
  • Fat 28g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 330mg
  • Potassium 600mg
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Sugars 13g
  • Protein 8g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 70%
  • Vitamin C 180%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 10%