Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Creamy Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

Enjoy raw veggies in this amazing, easy, healthy, gluten-free salad.  Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad is easy to make and quick to assemble.  Cheddar Cheese, Bacon, Cranberries, Carrots, and Red Onions add so much flavor.  It's a colorful salad packed with healthy ingredients, and it's gluten-free.   

This crunchy and creamy salad makes a perfect side dish for grilled chicken and other grilled meats, such as steak or pork.  It's also a great accompaniment to chicken bakes and barbecue meals.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 405 kcal
Author Julia


Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad Ingredients:

  • 3 cups broccoli florets finely chopped into small pieces
  • 3 cups cauliflower florets finely chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup carrots finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 10 slices bacon cooked, drained of fat, and chopped
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

Salad Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or kefir or Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup honey softened or warmed up
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad:

  1. In a large bowl, combine together all salad ingredients.

Salad Dressing:

  1. In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, sour cream (or kefir or Greek yogurt), lemon juice, honey, and salt. Note that honey should be soft and runny, warm it up if needed so that it mixes easily. Whisk the ingredients until well combined and smooth. Add salt if needed.

  2. Gradually add the salad dressing to the large bowl with the salad ingredients, and stir everything together.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 405 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 477mg 20%
Potassium 385mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 21g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 62.7%
Vitamin C 62.8%
Calcium 15.2%
Iron 4.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.