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Depot House Marinated Broccoli Salad

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  • Florets from 4 bunches broccoli
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • Small box (not individual) of raisins (1 cup)
  • Small pack of toasted or roasted sunflower seeds
  • 16 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 2 cups mayonnaise or 1 cup mayonnaise plus 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 heaping tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Juice of 2 lemons


  1. Cut fresh broccoli florets until small bite-size pieces. Toss with onion slices, raisins, sunflower seeds and bacon crumbles.
  2. Combine mayo with sugar and lemon juice. Pour over broccoli mixture.
  3. Cover, and place in refrigerator for at least 24 hours.

Source: Depot House at Madame Julia's Bed and Breakfast - Recipe from Joanne Hilton, owner