Bacon Cauliflower Salad
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 medium head cauliflower, broken into florets
- 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 1 cup cubed cheddar cheese
- 1 medium green pepper, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 to 4 teaspoons sugar
- In a large salad bowl, combine the cauliflower, bacon, cheese, green pepper and onion. Combine the mayonnaise and sugar; spoon over cauliflower mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
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Nov 22, 2017
As I'm making this for a work luncheon tomorrow i cant help but think this might taste bland. Thinking leaving out the sugar because it might make it too sweet. I'm using Miracle Whip vs mayonnaise because that's all i had on hand. Those of you who have made this can you comment on if it needed any seasonings?
Apr 17, 2016
nice salad, and a good change from pasta salads. I did only use 2 teaspoons of sugar, and low fat miracle whip, since it's the hubby's preference. I reduced the bacon down to 8 slices as well.
Mar 12, 2016
This is a wonderful salad and my family loves it. It is great for potlucks and picnics too.
Aug 1, 2015
Simple recipe but sorry, I did change up the dressing for it. I am diabetic so I use 1/3 C. Splenda, 2/3 C. Mayo, 1tsp. Salt, 1/3 C Vinegar, some spices & I did not have block of cheese so I used Shredded Cheddar. Like ruthjoe, I added Red Onion as well. YUMMY!
Jun 5, 2015
I've made this several times and I LOVE it! I'm on Atkins and it fits in nicely with the low carb diet. I will make this in place of potato salad from now on. I used 3 T of granulated Splenda instead of sugar and used 4 green onions instead of a regular onion.. It tastes good with green or red bell peppers. And I agree with the previous reviewer....a pound of bacon is a lot. I used 8 striips. I also added appx 2/3 cup frozen peas. Yum!
Apr 6, 2015
A delicious salad but a pound of bacon is overkill to me, and I love bacon! I also cut the mayonnaise and sugar in half and it is still a great salad but with a lot less sugar and calories. I add purple cabbage and shredded carrots to mine for some extra color.
Jan 31, 2015
Heaven on earth! I crave this salad every couple months and have to make it! I do lessen the amount of onion. Wonderful.
Nov 11, 2013
Delicious salad and very quick to make with just a few ingredients.
Jul 14, 2012
Very good salad! I used colby-jack cheese, red onion and 2 tablespoons sugar.
Sep 8, 2011
Delicious. Everytime I make this I use a different cheese, our favorite is with Hot Pepper cheese. The whole family loves this salad.