Broccoli Salad in a blue and white bowl.
Easy Broccoli Salad with Bacon Recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Resting Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins

Loaded with fresh ingredients this crunchy Broccoli Salad with Bacon recipe is the ultimate summer side dish.

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ambrosia salad, salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 307 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon
For the dressing
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  1. In a large bowl, add the broccoli, onion, cherries, cheddar cheese, pecans and broccoli. Toss to combine.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar and honey, Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.

  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.

  5. Toss before serving.

Recipe Notes

Salad is best if made at least an hour in advance. Be sure to toss before serving because the dressing will settle to the bottom of the bowl.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Broccoli Salad with Bacon Recipe
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 307 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 169mg7%
Potassium 223mg6%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 900IU18%
Vitamin C 41.4mg50%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.