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Bacon and Broccoli Salad

You'll want to serve this family-friendly broccoli salad with bacon year-round. The broccoli gets a big-time flavor boost from bacon, toasted pecans, dried berries and a mayo dressing. —Cindi Read, Hendersonville, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    16 servings


  • 3 bunches broccoli, cut into florets (about 10 cups)
  • 1 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 cup dried blueberries
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar


  • In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar. Pour over broccoli mixture; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 300 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 5g fiber), 8g protein.

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