Bacon Cauliflower Salad

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
My Aunt Lavern’s special cauliflower salad recipe combines crispy-crunchy ingredients with a creamy dressing that’s ever so slightly sweet. —Kelly Ward Hartman, Cape Coral, Florida
Bacon Cauliflower Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a large bowl, combine cauliflower, bacon, cheese, green pepper and onion. In another bowl, combine mayonnaise and sugar; spoon over cauliflower mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 308 calories, 28g fat (8g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 456mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.