Best Broccoli Salad

Best Broccoli Salad

As Promised... Signed Sealed and delivered The Best Broccoli Salad every!!

8 ounces beef bacon ( If you cannot find use pork)
Salt /Pepper
Onion Salt5 cups small broccoli florets

1 cup mayonnaise 
1/4 cup of sandwich dressing

1 tablespoon cider vinegar 
1/4 cup of red wine vinegar
squeeze a half of lemon juice

1/3 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup of red bell pepper
(sometimes I use 
pimentos if pepper not available)
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup raisins 
3/4 cup of dried cranberries

1/2 cup sunflower kernels
8 ounces sharp Cheddar, shredded 
1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes 
1 cup of shredded carrots

Clean and Trim any leaves from and broccoli stem. Remove the tough stalk ( I sometimes add a little it I'm running low on flowrets). Cut the flowerets off and and a little of the stalk. Make sure its bite sized pieces, Place in a large bowl. Add the crumbled bacon, onion, raisins, and cheese. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, stirring well. Add to broccoli mixture and toss gently. Garnish with your left over carrots, cranberries, and raisins.

Please try this at your next party. Perfect for an office gathering or over to your neighbors.  Its the best of both worlds tangy and sweet. The non-meat and meat lovers alike will love this dish. Hit a home run this summer with this dish!

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