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Cherry Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad

This salad is always a favorite in my house new because my kids and I are not big fans of the traditional version that calls for raisins. By adding Cherry Republic dried cherries it adds a unique sweetness complimentary to the sour of the vinegar dressing.


  • Bacon – 1 pound
  • Chopped Broccoli – 6 cups
  • Red Onion – 1 small finely chopped
  • Dried Cherries – 1 cup
  • Mayonnaise – 1 cup
  • White Sugar – ½ cup
  • White Vinegar – 2 tablespoons
  • Walnuts – 4 ounces chopped



  • Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices and cool. Chop or crumble bacon.
  • Mix broccoli, bacon, red onion, and dried cherries in a bowl.
  • Whisk mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar together in a bowl; stir dressing into broccoli mixture until evenly coated. Cover bowl and refrigerate for flavors to blend, about 1 hour. Stir in walnuts prior to serving.