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Broccoli Bacon Salad Recipe


recipe for broccoli salad

Broccoli Bacon Salad

Stephanie Gallagher
This broccoli salad is a real crowd-pleaser. Lots of bacon, plus juice grapes make this recipe stand out from the pack.

Serve this salad at your next potluck, picnic or holiday gathering. It goes well with everything from fried chicken to turkey burgers. It's also a great way to introduce picky eaters (that includes adults as well as kids) to broccoli.

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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12-16 servings


  • 3/4 lb. bacon (preferably nitrate-free)
  • 6-8 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes
  • 4 spring onions, diced (white and light green parts only)
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar


  1. Fry bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels.

  2. Cut broccoli florets into very small, bite-sized pieces. Place in a large salad bowl.

  3. Slice grapes in half. Add to broccoli florets.

  4. Add diced onions and peanuts.

  5. Crumble bacon and add to the salad, leaving a handful of bacon pieces out for garnish.

  6. Whisk together remaining ingredients. Pour over salad. Toss well.

  7. Garnish with reserved bacon pieces. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

More Broccoli Salad Recipes

  • Broccoli Salad - This one is a classic broccoli salad with a sweet mayonnaise dressing.
  • Broccoli Raisin Salad Recipe - This version has raisins, sunflower seeds and nuts in a creamy orange juice-infused dressing.
  • Broccoli Slaw with Cashews - This broccoli slaw starts with packaged broccoli slaw mix (found in the produce section of most supermarkets), so it's a cinch to pull together in no time.
  • Everything Broccoli Salad Recipe - This sweet and crunchy broccoli salad has dried cranberries, nuts and just a hint of spice from the pepper in the dressing.
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