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Broccoli with Hot Bacon Dressing - Recipe

The next time you’re trying to get the kids to eat their vegetables, try this mildly sweet blend of ingredients that will make them beg for seconds — a delicious way to serve broccoli.
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Broccoli with Hot Bacon Dressing Recipe
  • Cook bacon over medium heat in a skillet until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Reserve the bacon drippings in the pan.
  • To make the dressing, add garlic and raisins to the skillet, stirring until the garlic is pale golden, approximately 1 minute.
  • Stir in vinegar, oil, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a simmer for one minute and then remove from heat.
  • Cook the broccoli florets and stems in a large pot of boiling, salted water for 4-5 minutes until crisp tender.
  • Drain broccoli and put in a large serving bowl.
  • Pour hot dressing over the broccoli.
  • Chop the cooked bacon and sprinkle over the top.
  • Toss to combine.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Container: large serving bowl, large pot, medium skillet or sauce pan
Servings: 8
-2 pounds broccoli - trimmed and cut into 1 inch florets and the stems cut into 1/4 inch slices
-4 slices bacon
-1 clove garlic - finely chopped
-1/3 cup golden raisins
-1/3 cup raisins
-1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
-2 tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste