Marinated Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling


10 servings

Updated: Sep. 24, 2022
My mother made this for a family gathering several years ago, and I've been serving it ever since. Everyone enjoys this well-dressed salad.
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  • 1 small bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 small head cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small red onion, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


  1. In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms and onion. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; shake until sugar is dissolved. Pour over vegetables and toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight, stirring occasionally.