Broccoli Bacon Salad

Broccoli Bacon Salad with Raisins and Cheddar Cheese

Classic Broccoli Bacon Salad with Raisins and Cheddar Cheese is an easy and simple side dish that everybody will love!  It's a perfect recipe for parties, picnics, potlucks, and barbecues!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 342 kcal


Broccoli Salad

  • 1 head broccoli , with leaves trimmed off
  • 8 slices bacon , cooked, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup red onion , chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 8 ounces sharp Cheddar , cut into very small chunks

Creamy Salad Dressing:

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


How to make broccoli salad

  1. Wash the broccoli head. Cut the broccoli head into flowerets and small bite-size pieces. Wash them thoroughly again. Dry on paper towels.
  2. Add clean and dry broccoli pieces into a large mixing bowl. Add crumbled bacon, chopped onions, raisins, cranberries and sliced Cheddar cheese.

How to make creamy salad dressing

  1. In a separate small mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, white vinegar, and sugar and whisk until well-combined. Add the desired amount of this salad dressing to the salad and toss to combine.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Food Network

Nutrition Facts
Broccoli Bacon Salad with Raisins and Cheddar Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 385mg17%
Potassium 290mg8%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 625IU13%
Vitamin C 55mg67%
Calcium 196mg20%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.