Dudley Lang, owner of Dudley's Cajun Cafe in Longview, shares a great summer side recipe that has lots of flavor and is easy to make.
Broccoli salad with red onion and cheddar
6 cups broccoli florets
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
grape or cherry tomatoes
crumbled cooked bacon
sharp cheddar cheese, grated
Make dressing by combining the mayo, sugar, and vinegar. Place broccoli and onion in a bowl, and pour the dressing over it. Mix, cover and refrigerate overnight.
Before serving, add tomatoes, halved, bacon and cheese. Mix to combine. Keep chilled.