The BEST Broccoli Bacon Salad Recipe

Great side dish for your next party, potluck, or backyard BBQ!

A creamy crunchy broccoli salad made with broccoli florets, crumbled bacon, chopped red onion, shredded cheddar cheese, cashews, grapes, craisins, mayo, white vinegar, & sugar.

A crunchy Broccoli Bacon Salad recipe with a slightly sweet creamy dressing that is perfect for summer cookouts!

This quick side dish pays homage to my Midwest upbringing where a plethora of delish “salads” would be lined up at every holiday gathering!

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The easy side salad is loaded with chopped broccoli, tender bacon, crisp red grapes, sweet craisins, sliced almonds, shredded cheddar cheese, diced red onion & homemade dressing!

The recipe can be made ahead of time as early as the day before. Saving time on party prep is never a bad thing. I actually prefer when the ingredients chill together longer & really get a chance to meld.

A creamy crunchy broccoli salad made with broccoli florets, crumbled bacon, chopped red onion, shredded cheddar cheese, cashews, grapes, craisins, mayo, white vinegar, & sugar.

What better way to eat vegetables then with bacon & cheese in this classic summer salad!  I guarantee this side dish gets polished off at your next party, potluck, or backyard BBQ!

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A creamy crunchy broccoli salad made with broccoli florets, crumbled bacon, chopped red onion, shredded cheddar cheese, cashews, grapes, craisins, mayo, white vinegar, & sugar.

The BEST Broccoli Bacon Salad Recipe

  • Author: Alaina Wilson
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 7 cups 1x
  • Category: Salad, Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American

Description

A quick & easy crunchy Broccoli Bacon Salad recipe loaded with red grapes, sweet craisins, sliced almonds, shredded cheddar cheese, diced red onion & creamy homemade dressing.

I guarantee this summer side dish gets polished off at your next party, potluck, or backyard BBQ!


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Ingredients

Broccoli Salad:

  • 3 cups of broccoli, chopped
  • 10 slices of bacon
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup craisins
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Dressing:

  • 1 1/4 cup mayo
  • 2 1/2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp sugar

 


Instructions

 

  1. Cook 10 strips of bacon. After bacon is cooked cut bacon into small pieces.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine broccoli, bacon, diced red onion, shredded cheddar cheese, craisins, grapes & sliced almonds.
  3. In a separate bowl mix mayo, sugar, & white vinegar. Whisk together to blend dressing.
  4. Pour dressing mixture over broccoli salad.
  5. Mix dressing & salad together.
  6. Put Broccoli Bacon Salad in refrigerator at least one hour to overnight to chill & let flavors meld.
  7. Stir before serving.

A creamy crunchy broccoli salad made with broccoli florets, crumbled bacon, chopped red onion, shredded cheddar cheese, cashews, grapes, craisins, mayo, white vinegar, & sugar.

 

 


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