Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad Recipe

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My family loves the "crunch" of this salad...and each crisp ingredient adds to that delight! The secret of this recipe is to make the dressing a day ahead to allow the flavors to blend.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2/3 cup slivered toasted almonds

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 548 calories, 44g fat (7g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 1043mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 4g fiber), 14g protein .


  1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sugar, Parmesan cheese, vinegar, onion and raisins; refrigerate several hours or overnight. Just before serving, combine broccoli, cauliflower, water chestnuts, bacon and almonds in a large bowl. Pour dressing over and toss to coat. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p50

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Nellstrum 44265
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2012

"This is one of my favourite salads. Next time I think I to will also substitute cranberries for the raisons."

mother of 3 19954
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2010

"I substituted sunflower seeds for the water chestnuts and used turkey bacon. I skipped the almonds. Our fellowship loved it."

DebMcM 20186
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2009

"Tasty and easy to make salad. Made the dressing the night before and added dried cranberries instead of raisins."

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