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Susie’s Broccoli Salad

Standard

2 bundles of fresh broccoli – cut into bite size pieces (flowerettes)

1 can sliced water chestnuts

1/2 cup pecans, diced

1/2 lb bacon, browned and crumbled

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup yellow or red onion, diced

1 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup sugar

1/4 cup vinegar

The day before you plan to serve this dish, wash broccoli and place in a large bowl. Add chestnuts, pecans, bacon, raisins and onion. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar well, the pour over all other ingredients and stir to coat well. Cover and refrigerate at one for one night, maybe two. Stir and serve.

 

 

Sesame Broccoli (Cooking Light magazine Dec. 1992)

Standard

1 1/2 lb fresh broccoli

1 tsp vegetable oil

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce (or regular)

1 tablespoon sugar

Wash and trim then steam broccoli until just crisp tender (aprox 7 minutes). Drain and keep warm.

Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Add sesame seeds and saute until lightly brown (be careful not to burn). Add lemon juice, soy sauce and sugar and bring to a boil. Drizzle over cooked broccoli tossing gently to coat. Yield 4 servings, 1 cup each