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Broccoli Salad with Sunflower Seeds


Rate this recipe 2.8/5 (18 Votes)


  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1/4 c bacon bits
  • 1 sm red onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 c raisins
  • 1 c sunflower seeds
  • 1 c mayo
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Wash ,dry and cut into bite size flower-ettes

Step 2

Combine mayo, sugar and vinegar and mix well

Step 3

Combine broccoli, bacon bits, onions and raisins
Toss together then add to mayo mixture
Chill 2 hours before serving

artificial or cooked and crumbled bacon....can be used

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  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ¾ cups of your favorite shredded cheese (we recommend two types- 1 cup of one, ¾ cup of the other) 
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (or canned crushed tomatoes)
  • ¾ cup shredded cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • 9 slices coppa ham


  1. Cut the broccoli and boil until soft.
  2. Place the broccoli in a blender.
  3. In a bowl, add an egg and ¾ cup of shredded cheese, mix until solid.
  4. Form a ball and roll it flat on an oven tray.
  5. Bake in the oven for 20 min at 350° F.
  6. Once out of the oven, spread the tomato sauce evenly on the broccoli crust.
  7. Layer 1 cup of shredded cheese.
  8. Place a layer of Coppa ham.
  9. Top off with of grated Parmesan cheese.
  10. Slide it back into the oven until the cheese melts.
  11. Serve! 

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