BACON BROCCOLI SALAD WITH RAISINS AND SUNFLOWER SEEDS

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 pound bacon

4 heads broccoli, cut into bite-size pieces

1 1/2 cups raisins

1 1/2 cups unsalted sunflower seeds

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup white sugar

1/4 cup granular sucralose sweetener (such as Splenda(R))

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

INSTRUCTIONS:

Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels and crumble.

Toss bacon, broccoli, raisins, sunflower seeds, and onion together in a large bowl.

Whisk mayonnaise, sugar, sweetener, and vinegar in another bowl until smooth. Pour over broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.