Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Broccoli Salad

Everyone has their "go to" dish when it comes to potluck or barbeques and this broccoli salad is mine. When I attend such events I always like to bring something that I know falls within my diet parameters, and if there's absolutely nothing else figure friendly on the table, I know I can be content with a bowl of broccoli salad and some Triscuits.

6-8 cups of broccoli florets
1/2 sweet onion, diced
2 stalks of celery, diced
1 can of sliced water chestnuts
1/3 cup dried cranberries

Place all of the above in a large salad bowl.

Combine 1 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise, 1/3 cup Splenda, and 1 Tablespoon white vinegar. Stir into salad with vegetables.

Microwave 3 strips turkey bacon until crisp. Crumble bacon and toss with salad just before serving.

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