Broccoli Raisin Salad Recipe
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Broccoli Raisin Salad Recipe

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For a simple but sensational side dish, I throw together this refreshing salad. I adjusted a friend's recipe to cut a few calories. The raisins add sweetness, and the bacon gives it a nice crunch. —Angela Oelschlaeger, Tonganoxie, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets (1 medium bunch)
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 116 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 226mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, raisins and onion. In a small bowl, combine the Miracle Whip, vinegar and sugar. Pour over broccoli mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli Raisin Salad in Light & Tasty April/May 2002, p7

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 251848
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2016

"Very tasty , the dressing had just the right amount of sweetness. I didn't have golden raisins so I used regular raisins and it tasted fine!"

amehart User ID: 1464390 249253
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2016

"Excellent! I didn't have the raisins, so used Craisins instead. Just for some crunch I added some cashews, but the recipe is wonderful as is! No leftovers, so will double it the next time I make this. Will be a great salad this summer!"

KarenKeefe User ID: 2062961 249110
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2016

"I, too, substituted mayo for Miracle Whip and added sunflower seeds. It was a hit at the BBQ! Tasted just like the broccoli salad at a high end Deli near us!"

Clarebrisco User ID: 8419792 228131
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2015

"This is a great salad for Fathers Day BBQ!"

katnacer User ID: 8115698 91906
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2014

"I tried this at a pot luck dinner delicious"

katie2375 User ID: 7932133 34605
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2014

"So good! I also added some sunflower seed kernels for crunch. And bacon bits work fine if you don't feel like frying bacon."

smagal User ID: 5715837 91905
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2014

"Great, I used green onions instead of red. Yum!!"

germanycook User ID: 6411056 103020
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2014

"Love this salad! So easy and DELICIOUS. I always use apple cider vinegar instead of white vinegar, makes it more fruity. And don't use red onion, I add sunflower seeds instead. Always let it sit in the fridge for 12 hours or so before serving, it's much better when rested! (As we all are!)"

kirbijo User ID: 3667086 34461
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2014

"My family loves this. Even my picky dad who normally doesn't eat anything green! Sometimes I throw in some sunflower seeds. It's fantastic!"

mom48*60 User ID: 4089733 35946
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2013

"I used mayo instead of Miracle Whip and red grapes instead of raisins. My family loved it!"

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