Recipe: Perfect Nan's Broccoli Salad - Secret Recipes

Recipe: Perfect Nan's Broccoli Salad

Nan's Broccoli Salad.

Nan's Broccoli Salad You can cook Nan's Broccoli Salad using 18 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Nan's Broccoli Salad

  1. You need of SALAD:.
  2. You need 1 head of broccoli (about 3 cups).
  3. It’s 1/2 of sm. red onion, chopped.
  4. You need 1-2 of apples, chopped (peeled if desired).
  5. It’s 1 c. of purple grapes, cut in half.
  6. It’s 2/3 c. of dried cranberries.
  7. You need 1 c. of pecan halves, toasted.
  8. Prepare 8 slices of bacon, crisp cooked, chopped.
  9. Prepare of POPPY SEED DRESSING:.
  10. It’s 1 c. of mayonnaise.
  11. It’s 1 T. of apple cider vinegar.
  12. It’s 1/4 c. of sugar.
  13. It’s of Zest of 1 lemon.
  14. Prepare of Zest of 1 orange.
  15. It’s 1 T. of lemon juice, fresh squeezed.
  16. You need 1 T. of orange juice, fresh squeezed.
  17. It’s 1/2 T. of poppy seeds.
  18. Prepare Pinch of black pepper.

Nan's Broccoli Salad instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil while prepping the broccoli. Peel the large broccoli stems and slice. Cut the head into florets..
  2. When water is boiling, add broccoli and cook for just 1 minute. Immediately drain and put into bowl of ice water. Add the chopped red onion (helps to take the harsh bite out, which red onions often have). Let sit for 5 minutes, drain well, and pat dry with paper towel..
  3. Add all salad ingredients to large bowl and gently toss with a rubber spatula..
  4. Whisk together all salad dressing ingredients..
  5. Pour dressing over salad and mix well with rubber spatula. Store, covered, in refrigerator. Best if chilled at least an hour before serving. Enjoy!.