Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Cranberries

This salad is so fresh and crunchy and there are never leftovers when I make it! The marriage of all the wonderful flavors might even convert someone who does not like broccoli!!


2-3 broccoli crowns (just the florets) finely chopped (5-6 cups)

10 bacon slices, crisp-cooked and crumbled

1/3 cup red onion, diced

1/3 cup sunflower seeds

1/3 cup dried cranberries, chopped (golden raisins are equally good)

1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar

2 tsp. sugar

salt and pepper


In a large bowl add broccoli, bacon, red onion, sunflower seeds, and cranberries.

In a small bowl, whisk the mayo, vinegar, and sugar.

Pour dressing mixture over salad and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve (at least one hour).

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving – % Daily Value* 
Calories 281
Total Fat 22 g 28%
Saturated Fat 4.9g 25%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 678mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 10.2g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 9%
Total Sugars 2.5g
Protein 11.5g
Vitamin D 0 mcg 0%
Calcium 39 mg 3%
Iron 1 mg 6%
Potassium 383 mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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