to make a basic broccoli salad you will need
1 large bunch broccoli washed, then cut or broken into bite sized pieces (about 2 cups)
6 slices of bacon cooked and crumbled
3-4 green onions sliced thin (or 1/4 cup chopped red onion)
1/2 cup grated cheese
toss together in a bowl, add dressing and stir to coat.
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
This is the basic salad.
Additional ingredients can be added depending on what you have on hand. some suggestions are
1 cup frozen green peas thawed
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 cup red grapes (halved)
This salad comes together very quickly and can be served right away or be held over until the next day.