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Broccoli Bacon Salad Recipe

Broccoli Bacon Salad Recipe

Try this salad with baked ham or pork roast. I like serving it at Sunday dinners. My family just loves it—especially our 6-year-old grandson!—and our friends rave about its taste, too. I learned to cook from my grandmother (she was an expert!). New recipes are still fun to me 40 years later. My husband and I have four grown children...he's looking to retire soon.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 large bunch broccoli, separated into florets
  • 1 small red onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 10 to 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sugar


  • 1. In a large serving bowl, combine the broccoli, onion, raisins and bacon; set aside.
  • 2. In a bowl, combine dressing ingredients. Just before serving, pour dressing over broccoli mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 223 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 199mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 269205
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2017

"This recipe is so simple to prepare and everyone loves it. You can use the dressing with a number of vegetables!!"

gunslinger User ID: 544392 252782
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2016

"Very tasty, just the right amount of sweetness in the dressing!"

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 230536
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2015

"Unexpectedly amazing. Seriously."

bjrwilliams User ID: 5832300 7976
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2013

"My mother gave me this recipe and I have used it for years. We also add different items at different occasions: cheese, pineapple, cranberries, etc. Love it as a side dish or by itself! I substitute Truvia for sugar and light mayo to lighten."

summyb User ID: 3917798 31590
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2012

"I make this using less vinegar (just a tablespoon), sweet onion, craisins, olive oil mayonnaise, and a big handful or two of sunflower seeds for additional crunch. The flavor is absolutely addicting. I'm one who doesn't care for broccoli, but despite the calories and fat in this recipe, at least I'm getting some good for me veggies! :)"

jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 28789
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2010

"This is just like the recipe I learned from Mom. Sometimes I double the dressing and add cauliflower and shredded cheddar. Adding a little dill weed to the dressing also changes it up a bit. If the red onion is too strong, just dice it more finely or leave it out."

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