Broccoli Bacon Salad

This easy to prepare Broccoli Bacon Salad makes a great side dish for cookouts and pot luck gatherings. Broccoli and bacon blend with onions, raisins and sunflower seeds for a delightful combination of sweet and spicy with a lot of crunch.


  • 2 lbs. fresh broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 8 slices bacon, diced, fried crisp, and drained
  • 1 small sweet onion, chopped fine
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar


Toss broccoli, bacon, onion, raisins and sunflower seeds together in a large bowl.

Whisk together the mayonnaise, sugar, and vinegar in a separate bowl.

Pour dressing onto salad and toss to coat well.

Taste test and add salt if desired.

Cover and chill several hours before serving. Overnight is best.


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