I'm quite glad I was able to come across the listing for Broccoli Bacon Salad on Delish while looking for a new set of healthy recipes. This recipe was quite intriguing to me as it features a unique apple cider vinegar dressing and tossed almonds, carrots, red onions, and bacon for a great dish full of texture and flavor.
I think this salad is the perfect make-ahead side for a summer BBQ or evening dish, with leftovers that can be kept for up to 3 days. If I were to add in some grilled chicken, it would even made for a more complete meal.
The recipe for the Broccoli Bacon Salad is fairly easy to make, and yields 4-6 servings with a quick prep time of 20 minutes and a total time of 35 minutes. If anyone is interested in checking out the instructions, please click on the image up above.
The following ingredients were used:
FOR THE SALAD
- Kosher salt
- 3 heads broccoli, cut into bite-size pieces
- 2 carrots, shredded
- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/2 c. dried cranberries
- 1/2 c. sliced almonds
- 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
FOR THE DRESSING
- 1/2 c. mayonnaise
- 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
- Kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Yields 4-6 songs
- Quick prep and total time
- Easily modifiable
- Can be stored for up to 3 days as leftovers
- Perfect as a side or a full meal with protein
I had a great time whipping up this recipe and enjoying it with my family. It was very good, and I love that it's so modifiable. It will make an excellent summer dish or side salad for years to come!