Best Broccoli Salad Ever! Recipe -
Best Broccoli Salad Ever! Recipe
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Best Broccoli Salad Ever!

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"This is a delightful, cool, and crisp salad with healthy fruits, vegetables, and nuts that is a great accompaniment to any entree. It's a real favorite with anyone who tries it. This is a fun recipe as you can get creative with it. I have even made it with out the sunflower seeds, and it was still delicious."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    3 hrs 20 mins


  1. Whisk mayonnaise, cider vinegar, and sugar together in a small bowl until sugar dissolves and the dressing is smooth.
  2. Toss broccoli, grapes, walnuts, red onion, sunflower seeds, cranberries, and bacon bits together in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing over the salad and gently fold so ingredients are evenly coated.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 3 to 4 hours. Stir before serving.
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  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can use gold or regular raisins instead of Craisins®.
  • Use green grapes if you prefer.
  • You can add shredded Cheddar cheese and poppy seeds if you fancy!

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Jun 21, 2014

I liked this salad but it is a fairly standard recipe for this type of salad (which I problem.) I do wish AR would list broccoli in cups (and a lot of other ingredients, especially fruits and vegetables). I buy big bags of broccoli florets at Sam's. Even if I did buy crowns, they vary a lot in size and in the amount of florets provided. I don't fault this recipe, just wish AR would standardize. I used two cups bite-sized broccoli florets, thinking that 2:1 would be a good ratio between broccoli and grapes. I also cut the grapes in half.

Jun 15, 2014

Fantastic! big hit with the family.


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  • Calories
  • 507 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 43.1 g
  • 66%
  • Fiber
  • 3.7 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 373 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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