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Sweet Apple Broccoli & Bacon Salad

A crunchy side salad, this one's chock full of fresh produce like broccoli florets, sweet apples, and tangy red onion. It's studded with crisp bits of bacon and tossed in a simple sweet dressing
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad, Side, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 323kcal


For The Salad

  • 5 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 8 slices bacon cooked crisp & roughly crumbled
  • 1-2 fresh apples cored & diced
  • 2/3 cups craisins or other brand dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds

For The Dressing

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar


  • Add all of the salad ingredients to a large mixing bowl. Gently toss them to evenly combine.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients together until the mixture's smooth and completely incorporated.
  • Pour the dressing out over the salad, again gently tossing until everything's evenly coated.
  • Serve the salad immediately, or refrigerate and serve chilled.


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 41.3mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.8mg