Soup: Bacon Broccoli Salad

Servings: 9 x ½ cup servings

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes


This broccoli salad with bacon is a delicious side dish for a family gathering.


4 ½ cups broccoli, chopped small (about 1 head)

¼ cup homemade or store-bought bacon bits

½ cup dried cranberries or raisins

¼ cup grated onion

¼ cup sunflower seeds or slivered almonds

¼ cup cheese, grated (optional)


2 tablespoons vinegar

2 tablespoons water

1 ½ tablespoons sugar

½ cup mayonnaise or whipped salad spread

Directions for Preparation

  1. In a large pot of boiling water, boil broccoli for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water, drain again.
  2. Place the broccoli into a large bowl. Add the rest of the salad ingredients. 
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.
  4. Toss salad with dressing. Cover and store in the fridge until ready to serve.
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