Broccoli Salad

I have had many broccoli salads with lots of different ingredients. I have gathered the ingredients I like best with fresh broccoli to make this salad. I hope you like it too.


1 1/2 to 2 bunches of broccoli
1/2 to 1 pound bacon (I prefer the lesser amount)
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
3/4 to 1 cup green onions, finely chopped
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup unsalted peanuts
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar (I use rice vinegar)


Finely chop the broccoli, discarding the large stalks and leaves. Fry or bake the bacon until crispy. Drain. Break into small pieces. Place the broccoli, bacon pieces, grated cheddar cheese, and chopped green onions into a large salad bowl. Add raisins and peanuts.

Blend the mayonnaise, sour cream, sugar, and vinegar in a small bowl. Pour over the salad ingredients. Mix all ingredients well. Cover and keep this salad refrigerated until you are ready to serve it.