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Broccoli Salad prepared in bowl
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5 from 31 votes

Broccoli Salad Recipe

Broccoli Salad recipe is a quick and easy side dish for summer potlucks, holidays, parties and more!
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 669kcal
Author: Julie Evink



  • 8 c. broccoli cut into bite sized pieces
  • ½ c. red onion minced
  • ½ lb bacon fried crisp & chopped
  • 2/3 c. dried cranberries
  • 4 oz package sunflower seeds
  • 6 oz swiss cheese cubed


  • 1 ½ c. mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 3 Tbsp white vinegar


  • In a small mixing bowl combine ingredients for dressing and whisk until completely mixed. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine broccoli, onion, bacon, raisins, sunflower seeds, cheese and broccoli. Pour dressing over the top and toss to coat.
  • Broccoli salad may be served immediately, but for best flavor refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Make sure to toss broccoli salad thoroughly again before serving.



Calories: 669kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 590mg | Potassium: 858mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 1690IU | Vitamin C: 212mg | Calcium: 290mg | Iron: 2mg