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Broccoli and Bacon Salad with Cheese
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Broccoli and Bacon Salad with Cheese

This Broccoli and Bacon Salad with Cheese is a potluck classic. Brimming with crisp vegetables, smoky bacon, shredded cheese and coated in a creamy dressing, you can expect this to be a crowd pleaser!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 457kcal


  • 8 slices Bacon
  • 9-10 cups Broccoli florets (2 heads)
  • 1 ½ cups shredded Mild Cheddar cheese
  • ½ large Red Onion chopped
  • ½ cup Sliced Almonds
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Lemon Juice
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Cook bacon until crisp, drain from fat and crumble. Add to large bowl.
  • Add broccoli florets, cheese, chopped onion, and sliced almonds to the bowl.
  • In a separate dish, mix together mayo, vinegar, sugar, lemon juice, salt and pepper and whisk to combine.
  • Add dressing to the bowl with salad and toss to combine.


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Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 780mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 92.1mg | Calcium: 223mg | Iron: 1.3mg