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5 from 9 votes

Cranberry Bacon Broccoli Salad

Bacon Broccoli Salad featuring fresh broccoli, bacon, and cranberries is the perfect year-round salad for any family gathering!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon broccoli salad, broccoli salad
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 159kcal
Author: Jordan



  • 8 cups raw broccoli florets, cut into small and even pieces
  • 1/2 cup diced red onions
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, dried cherries are great too!
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds, or pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup finely diced bacon, cooked



  • In a large bowl, combine the broccoli florets, red onions, cranberries, sunflower seeds, and bacon and toss until evenly distributed.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients and pour over broccoli mixture.
  • Toss lightly until the broccoli is evenly coated.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with extra onions, sunflower seeds, cranberries and bacon bits if desired.


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 596mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 587IU | Vitamin C: 81mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg