Prep Time: 25 mins l Servings: 6
8 cups bite-size broccoli florets (about 3 heads of broccoli), rinsed and dried well
1 (3.5-ounce) package real chopped bacon (about 1 cup) or 14 to 16 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup dry roasted sunflower kernels
1 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup red onion, finely diced (about 1/4 medium red onion)
1 cup thick-cut shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
In a very large bowl, combine broccoli, bacon, sunflower kernels, cranberries, onion and cheese. Set aside.
In a small bowl, make dressing by whisking together the mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar.
Pour dressing over broccoli mixture and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour. Toss again before serving.