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Bacon Broccoli Salad

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars

"Here in the hot Florida sun, we appreciate refreshing no-fuss salads like this. It's a popular side dish at church potlucks and picnics."
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a medium bowl, combine bacon, broccoli, raisins and sunflower seeds; set aside. Mix together mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar; pour over broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Stir before serving.


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i have been looking for this recipe for awhile and was glad to finally found it. However, i reduced the serving size and i thought that the recipe was a little sweet. i also added some red onion...

I used Truvia instead of sugar (6 packets) and white wine vinegar. Simple and delicious, though a bit sweet. When I make this again, I'd cut back on the Truvia by half.

I favorite recipe my grandma use to make! To make this a little healthier I like to increase the broccoli to around 3 cups, use 5 strips of bacon and light Miracle Whip. Yum!

Love this! Always a hit! I use low fat mayo. Add lots of pepper, cheddar cheese, craisins instead of raisins, and red onion. Make sure to cook the bacon crispy, so that it will crumble easier.

Great recipe, Alan! I too added red onion(1/4 c), then doubled the broccoli and really cut down the stems. To the dressing, I added approx. 1/4 teaspoon of dried mustard. Absolutely delicious!

This is one of my favorite salads, and definitely my favorite of the versions of this recipe I've seen. Delicious!

I took this to a potluck at church. Even though there was another salad that looked very similar, mine went way faster as people were coming back for seconds. Very delicious and easy to make. ...

This is wonderful, made as is. It may be a little sweet for some taste; but I serve it as a Holiday dish. I took this to a funeral dinner, and with about 50 dishes, THIS exact recipe was the s...

This recipe is a favorite in my extended family, but we call it "Trees and Seeds."