Quick Bacon Broccoli Salad

“I've made this many times as a hurry-up side dish. When trying to figure out which region this recipe represented, I finally closed my eyes & picked one. Italian? Well, the word broccoli does come from the Italian "brocco" meaning arm branch so it kind of fits. Enjoy!”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in microwave until crisp. (I've used pre-cooked & packaged bacon in a pinch).
  2. Cook broccoli in microwave until crisp tender, 8-10 minutes. Drain.
  3. In a large bowl, toss drained broccoli, carrot & onion.
  4. In a glass bowl or measuring cup, combine vinegar, sugar & oil. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes then pour over vegetable mixture. Toss to coat.
  5. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  6. Serve arm or chilled (I prefer warm.).
  7. Crumble bacon over top when ready to serve.

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