LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Alexis Sims with the American Heart Association has a great heart healthy recipe that includes bacon!
Serves: 6 servings, 1 cup each
Prep Time: 20 minutes
A picnic favorite, this salad combines broccoli, water chestnuts, cranberries and just a little bacon for delicious results. Our version has plenty of creaminess without all the fat. Make it once and it will become a regular on your backyard barbecue menu.
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
4 cups finely chopped broccoli crowns (see Cooking Tips)
1 8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
3 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
3 tablespoons dried cranberries
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Whisk garlic, mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar and sugar in a large bowl. Add broccoli, water chestnuts, bacon, cranberries and pepper; stir to coat with the dressing.
Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.
Nutritional Analysis Per Serving
Calories Per Serving 89
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
2 vegetable, 1 fat
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