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Sweet and Savory Broccoli Salad


Thursday, January 01, 2004
Appetizers-Side Dish
8 servings
2 pounds broccoli florets1/3 cup green onion, sliced
1/2 cup red bell pepper
1/4 cup toasted pecans, almonds or walnuts
1/4 cup real bacon bits (30 calories per tablespoon)
1/2 cup golden raisins
2/3 cup fat-free mayonnaise
3 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
1/4 cup sugar substitute (maltodextrin and sucralose)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1. Blanche broccoli in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse immediately with cold water. Place in a large mixing bowl. Add onion, bell pepper, nuts and bacon.

2. Submerge raisins in hot water 5-10 minutes until softened. Remove from water and pat dry. Add to broccoli mixture.

3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar substitute and cinnamon. Pour mayonnaise mixture over broccoli and toss until evenly coated. Chill one hour or until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts:
119 calories, 19g carbohydrate, 6g protein, 3.7g fat,
0.5g saturated fat, 2.5mg cholesterol, 4.5g dietary fiber, 300mg sodium
Adapted recipe by Barbara Dolittle, BS, RN, CDE and Rachel Cly, RD, LD
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