Classic Broccoli Salad with Bacon

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This Classic Broccoli Salad with Bacon is delicious! A simple, classic Broccoli Salad recipe that serves as a great fast side dish for any party or potluck. This one is stuffed with bacon, cranberries, sunflower seeds, cheddar cheese and a homemade dressing.

It is easy to make and is a huge crowd pleaser. The perfect side dish to bring to your summer barbecue, or even to serve at Thanksgiving!

Classic Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Classic Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Classic Broccoli Salad with Bacon

This Classic Broccoli Salad with Bacon is delicious! A simple, classic Broccoli Salad recipe that serves as a great fast side dish for any party or potluck. This one is stuffed with bacon, cranberries, sunflower seeds, cheddar cheese and a homemade dressing.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5-6 cups broccoli florets¹ 1 lb, this was about 2 ½ heads of broccoli for me (450g)
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese thicker, not finely shredded (115g)
  • ⅔ cup dried cranberries (85g)
  • ½ cup crumbled bacon² (60g)
  • ½ cup salted sunflower seeds (60g)
  • ⅓ cup red onion diced into small pieces (50g)

Dressing:

  • ¾ cup mayo I use olive oil mayo (175g)
  • ¼ cup sour cream³ (70g)
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon white wine vinegar⁴
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar (40g)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
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