Broccoli Crunch Salad is a classic salad recipe. Broccoli, dried cranberries, bacon, sunflower seeds (but I add pepitas!) and finely diced red onion is tossed in a simple (like 3 ingredients) dressing. Not only is this salad colorful and crunchy, but delicious too!
Keyword barbecue, brococoli, picnic, salad, side dish
Prep Time 15mins
Total Time 15mins
Author Laurie McNamara
2/3cupmayonnaisehomemade or store-bought
1-1/2tablespoonsapple cider vinegar
kosher saltto taste
freshly ground pepperto taste
4slicesthick-cut applewood baconcooked and finely chopped
1large headbroccolicut into bite-size pieces
1/3cupfinely chopped red onion
1/4cupunsalted roasted sunflower seedsshelled
In a small bowl, combine the mayo, cider vinegar and poppy seeds. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
In a large bowl combine crumbled bacon with the broccoli florets, cranberries, pepitas, onion and sunflower seeds.
Pour in the dressing an toss to combine.
Cover and chill for 1 hour or longer, or until ready to serve.