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Broccoli, Grape, and Pasta Salad
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Broccoli and Grape Pasta Salad

Servings 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 8 ounces farfalle pasta
  • 3 cups finely chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, cut in half
  • 6 cooked bacon slices, crumbled

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place pecans on baking sheet and toast in oven for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring half way through.
  • Prepare pasta according to package directions, cooking to al dente. Drain pasta and place in a large bowl.
  • In a medium bowl combine mayonnaise, sugar, red wine vinegar, red onion, and salt. Whisk well.
  • Add broccoli and grapes to the large bowl with pasta. Gradually add mayonnaise mixture (you may not want to add the whole amount).
  • Cover and chill for 3 hours. Stir bacon and pecans into salad just before serving.