Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on July 3, 2019.



Broccoli Salad with Bacon

  • 1 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 7 cups broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shelled sunflower seeds
  • 8 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese


  1. In a large bowl combine mayonnaise, cranberries, sugar, and vinegar.
  2. Add broccoli and stir to coat.
  3. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  4. Before serving, stir in sunflower seeds, bacon and cheese.

Serves 10.

Variations: Substitute sunflower seeds with other seeds and nuts, such as pine nuts, chopped pecans, or almonds.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
230 calories, 16 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 20 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g sugar, 7 g protein


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