• 4 cups broccoli - cut into florettes, (Wokly brand or other high quality)
  • 2 cups broccoli cole slaw
  • 1 cup red onion, slivered
  • ¾ cup bacon bits, about 7 slices (Turkey, Pork or Bacon Bits)
  • 1 cup roasted slivered almonds (or nut of your choice, pine, sunflower seed, just something for crunch)
  • 1 cup craisins (dried cranberries)

Dressing ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar

Author of this recipe

Mike Costa

Mike Costa

Grower / producer

Mike Costa’s family spans three generations in the USA, with his father’s family emigrating from Portugal and his mother’s family emigrating from Switzerland. Mike’s father (Anthony Costa) was... Read more
Total votes: 103

This delightful broccoli salad will surprise you for sure. A wonderful combination enhanced by the onion, dried cranberries and roasted nuts.


Dressing: Whisk ingredients together in a suitable size bowl. Keep chilled. Very lightly blanche the broccoli florettes in boiling water (about one minute). Remove from heat and immediately rinse cold water over the broccoli to stop the cooking process. Let cool. In a large bowl combine broccoli cole slaw, red onion, bacon bits, almonds and craisins. Add cooled broccoli florettes. Toss dressing to coat. May prepare in advance. Keep chilled.

Tips from the author

This salad courtesty of: Mann Packing, California, USA -a family-owned company. Recipe for 2 people

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