How to Make Perfect Nan's Broccoli Salad - Secret Recipes

How to Make 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 cook that.

Ingredients of Nan's Broccoli Salad

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

Nan's Broccoli Salad step by step

  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!.