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Broccoli Sunflower Salad
Calories and fat can be decreased by omitting the bacon and using a sugar substitute; for an extra 240 calories, use regular mayonnaise and sprinkle with grated cheese for extra protein.
Per Serving: 265 calories, 12g fat, 29 carbs, 10g protein, high fiber
5 cups broccoli florets
½ cup raisins
¼ cup red onion, sliced
10 strips bacon, fried & crumbled
1 cup toasted sunflower seeds
2 Tbsp sugar
1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
3 Tbsp white wine vinegar
- Blanch broccoli florets in a pan of boiling salted water for 1 minute. Chill quickly under cold running water.
- Drain and pat dry. In a large bowl, combine broccoli, raisins, onions, bacon and sunflower seeds.
- Mix together the dressing ingredients in a small jar.
- Pour dressing over salad and toss. Refrigerate for several hours before serving.
Recipe from: The Cancer Survival Cookbook, D. Weihofen RD & C. Marino MD