Broccoli Salad

Spoonful of Easy Broccoli Salad


  • 2-3 heads of broccoli, rinsed and dried well, cut into bite sized pieces
  • About 1 cup of chopped/crumbled bacon
  • 1/2 cup dry roasted sunflower kernels
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely diced (about 1/4 medium red onion)
  • 1 cup thick cut shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  • In a very large bowl, combine the broccoli, bacon, sunflower kernels, cranberries, onion, and cheese. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, make the dressing by whisking together the mayonnaise, vinegar, and sugar.
  • Pour the dressing over the broccoli mixture and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour. Toss again before serving.


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