The health benefits of salad cannot be ignored. People who have an inclination for dieting often go for salads because they offer a great amount of balanced nutrition. Adding broccoli makes the salad even better as far as health benefits are concerned. Salads give a proper edge to your diet and broccoli is essential for certain aspects of your health. Often, people find it difficult to gulp down broccoli, thus incorporating broccoli in a sweet and sour salad is a great way to add nutrition to tasty food. We are here with a recipe that makes eating healthier possible for everyone. Let us now see how to make it at home.
The time required and other small details
Salads do not make for time consuming recipes as they cut down on unnecessary cooking techniques. However, making salads demands a lot from a cook and you must be there to give it. The sweet and sour salad would be ready in a total time of 25 minutes. Out of these 25 minutes, 15 minutes are to be spent in the process of preparation while 10 minutes are to be spent in the process of cooking.
The ingredients that would be required
Like every other recipe, this recipe also carries a small list of ingredients with it. That list of ingredients has been discussed as under. Please ensure that you do not miss out on any of the items.
- Some ground pepper
- Salt to taste
- Half a cup of white vinegar, distilled
- Half a cup of white sugar
- A cup of mayonnaise
- Half a cup of raisins
- Half a cup of red onions, chopped
- 2 heads of broccoli, separated by florets
- About 3/4 th of a pound of bacon
When these items are ready, you may proceed to the process for cooking.
The process for cooking
Making of this salad is easy if you follow the recommended steps correctly. Do remember that perfection is closer with fidelity to these steps:
- Grab a big skillet and place bacon in it. Place the utensil over a medium flame.
- Go on to brown the bacon on all sides. Do not forget to turn over occasionally. The process should take about 10 minutes.
- Use a paper towel lined on a plate to drain the slices of bacon. Crumble the slices.
- Grab a big bowl and in it, bring together bacon, raisins, onions and broccoli.
- Go on to add vinegar, sugar and mayonnaise to the contents of the bowl. Use this dressing to sprinkle over the mixture of salad items.
- Toss the contents well to mix the ingredients. There should be an even coating.
- Use your taste preferences to add black pepper and salt to the contents of the bowl for the purpose of seasoning.
Hence, your Sweet and Sour Broccoli Salad is ready. It was not much amount of work. You see, health does not need much effort. We advise that you do not look for a right time to make this salad, get started right away!