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Weight Watchers Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Learn how to prepare this incredible Broccoli and Bacon Salad recipe so that you will leave everyone with their mouths open at home.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes | Chilling Time: 1 hour  | Total Time: 10 minutes  | Makes: 8 servings | 4 Points

Ingredients:

1 large Head of Broccoli

1 tsp Salt

½ package of Bacon (Cooked and Crumbled)

½ cup Red Onion (Chopped)

½ cup Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Shredded)

¼ cup Fat-Free Sour Cream

½ cup Light Mayonnaise

2 tbsp White Wine Vinegar

½ cup Cherries (Dried)

Directions:

Step 1. Cut off the thick part of the broccoli stem. Cut the head into small florets.

Step 2. Boil a pot of water. Stir in salt. Add ice and ice water in a large bowl.

Step 3. Put the small florets in the boiling water.

Step 4. Count to 30 and remove the florets. Drain the hot water.

Step 5. Immediately put the florets into the ice water. Drain the ice water.

Step 6. Lay the broccoli out on several sheets of paper towels.

Step 7. Roll out a large amount of paper towels.

Step 8. Place the florets in the center of the paper towels. Roll the paper towels around the broccoli squeezing out the excess water.

Step 9. Repeat this process to make sure that the broccoli is dry.

Step 10. Put the broccoli in a large bowl.

Step 11. Put it in the refrigerator to chill for about one hour.

Step 12. Add in the chopped bacon, onion, dried cherries, and cheddar cheese to the bowl.

Step 13. In a small bowl add the sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar. Whisk to mix.

Step 14. Pour the dressing over the broccoli salad.

Step 15. Stir to mix the dressing into the salad.

Step 16. Return to the refrigerator until it is time to serve.

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Yield: 8

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Learn how to prepare this incredible Broccoli and Bacon Salad recipe so that you will leave everyone with their mouths open at home.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large Head of Broccoli
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ package of Bacon (Cooked and Crumbled)
  • ½ cup Red Onion (Chopped)
  • ½ cup Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Shredded)
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Cherries (Dried)

Instructions

  1. Cut off the thick part of the broccoli stem. Cut the head into small florets.
  2. Boil a pot of water. Stir in salt. Add ice and ice water in a large bowl.
  3. Put the small florets in the boiling water.
  4. Count to 30 and remove the florets. Drain the hot water.
  5. Immediately put the florets into the ice water. Drain the ice water.
  6. Lay the broccoli out on several sheets of paper towels.
  7. Roll out a large amount of paper towels.
  8. Place the florets in the center of the paper towels. Roll the paper towels around the broccoli squeezing out the excess water.
  9. Repeat this process to make sure that the broccoli is dry.
  10. Put the broccoli in a large bowl.
  11. Put it in the refrigerator to chill for about one hour.
  12. Add in the chopped bacon, onion, dried cherries, and cheddar cheese to the bowl.
  13. In a small bowl add the sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, and sugar. Whisk to mix.
  14. Pour the dressing over the broccoli salad.
  15. Stir to mix the dressing into the salad.
  16. Return to the refrigerator until it is time to serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 218Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 499mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 2gSugar: 9gProtein: 5g

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