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Easy Broccoli Salad

Easy Broccoli Salad is the ultimate summer party side dish! Loaded with fresh broccoli, cranberries, bacon and sunflower seeds in a creamy dressing.
Prep Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 242 kcal


Salad Ingredients:

  • 2 broccoli crowns chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled

Broccoli Salad Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons stoneground mustard
  • salt and pepper


  • Combine all of the salad ingredients together in a bowl.
  • In another small bowl whisk together salad dressing ingredients.
  • Pour dressing over the top of the salad. Toss to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Taste and add more salt and pepper if desired.


This salad is even better the next day!
Nutrition facts for estimation purposes only.


Calories: 242kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 9.4gFat: 14.9gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 514mgFiber: 4.2gSugar: 8.2g
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Keywords: bbq, broccoli salad, potluck