This is a recipe my sister gave me. She made it for my nephew's birthday party and I liked it so much I knew I had to make it. We had a church picnic on Sunday which provided the perfect occasion. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture of it before it was devoured, so I had to make it again (darn!).
6 cups broccoli florets
½ cup onion, chopped
1½ cups cheddar cheese, shredded
1 (3 oz.) package real bacon crumbles or 8 slices bacon, crumbled
½ cup mayonnaise
½ cup vinegar
¼ cup sugar
Combine broccoli, onion, cheese, and bacon in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine mayo, vinegar, and sugar, whisking until smooth. Pour dressing over broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate before serving. For best results, make a day ahead and refrigerate to let the flavors meld.
Makes 12 servings.
The amount of servings is just a guess. This made enough for a picnic at our very small church, so if you are feeding a real crowd, you might want to double it.
It's a very simple dish, but I find that in the summertime, simple dishes are best. Especially no-cook dishes like this. There's nothing like whipping up a delicious recipe without even turning on the oven or stovetop when it's hot like this!
Thanks for the recipe, Hil!