broccoli salad 

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Let me tell y'all... I used to not be adventurous with food. My husband would get all cranky when I'd order the same thing every time we went out for dinner. I was totally vanilla with vanilla sprinkles. 
I've come a long way! 
When I first saw this recipe, I thought holy crap this is the weirdest thing! But I kept seeing it and just knew I needed to try it. 
I am so glad I did and I bet you will be too! 


  • 1 package 16oz broccoli (I use frozen but you can use fresh) 
  • 1 cup grated carrots 
  • 1 cup mayonnaise 
  • 1/4 cup sugar 
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar 
  • 1 tsp slap ya mama seasoning 
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced 


  • *first let me say, I do NOT like broccoli. Or raw veggies. It is a total texture thing for me. If you like that, you may like to keep it raw like most of the recipes for this calls for* 
  • In a pot large enough for broccoli, boil water 
  • When it is at a rolling boil place broccoli in there 
  • After a few minutes it should be tender 
  • Put the carrots in there for a minute so they will soften 
  • Pour out the pot into a strainer 
  • Let it cool 
  • While it cools make the "sauce" 
  • Add the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar and slap ya mama seasoning 
  • Add diced red onion 
  • Mix 
  • When broccoli mixture is cooled, add it to the sauce mixture 
  • Add cheese 
  • Place in the fridge to chill until serving