Broccoli Salad with Bacon


Classic broccoli salad, the perfect dish for a potluck, is updated with cauliflower, bacon and a sprinkle of crunchy sunflower seeds in this so-easy recipe that's sure to be a new picnic favorite.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
5 servings


  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 small clove garlic, grated

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper

  • 4 cups finely chopped broccoli crowns

  • 1 cup finely chopped cauliflower

  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion

  • 3 slices cooked bacon, chopped (1/4 cup)

  • 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds, toasted


  1. Whisk mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, garlic, sugar and pepper in a large bowl. Add broccoli, cauliflower, onion, bacon and sunflower seeds. Stir to coat.

    a bowl of broccoli salad


To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

246 Calories
22g Fat
8g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 246
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 3g
Added Sugars 1g 2%
Protein 5g 11%
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Vitamin A 2037IU 41%
Vitamin C 75mg 83%
Folate 75mcg 19%
Sodium 308mg 13%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Magnesium 30mg 7%
Potassium 361mg 8%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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