Broccoli Pasta Salad
For the Salad:
  • 1 pound spiral pasta
  • 1 bag broccoli (10 ounces)
  • 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ cup red onion, chopped
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup roasted Sunflower Seeds
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
For the Dressing:
  • 1 cup mayo
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  1. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water, drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Place in a large bowl.
  3. Cut the broccoli into bite size pieces, removing any tough stems.
  4. Add the broccoli, bacon, red onion, golden raisins, Sunflower Seeds and cheese to the large bowl with the pasta.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayo, sugar, cider vinegar and garlic powder.
  6. Pour over the pasta mixture and stir gently to combine.
  7. Place in the fridge for a couple of hours before serving.
Recipe by Sunflower Supper Club at