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Broccoli Salad

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Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who often need to consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional needs.

This recipe is a wonderful way to add vegetables to your plate and tastes even better the next day! You can easily cut this recipe in half.

Prep time: 25 minutes (not including chilling time)

Ingredients:

  • 3 c. of broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2/3 c. raisins
  • ¼ c. red onion, chopped
  • ½ c. walnuts
  • 15 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 3 tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 c. mayonnaise

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, toss broccoli, raisins, red onions, walnuts, and bacon.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar, vinegar, and mayonnaise.
  3. Pour mayonnaise mixture over broccoli and toss to coat.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Serves: 6

Serving size: ¾ cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
524 calories
46 g fat
11 g protein
670 mg sodium
42 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012

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