Raw Vegetable Salad


This is a flavorful and crunchy vegetable salad tossed with peanuts and bacon bits.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
18 servings


  • 6 slices bacon

  • 3 cups chopped broccoli

  • 3 cups chopped cauliflower

  • 3 cups chopped celery

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed

  • 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins®)

  • 1 ½ cups mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons grated onion

  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup Spanish peanuts


  1. Place bacon in a large deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain bacon on a paper towel-lined plate; crumble.

  2. Mix broccoli, cauliflower, celery, peas, and cranberries in a large bowl.

  3. Whisk mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, sugar, onion, vinegar, and salt together in a bowl. Pour dressing over the salad; add nuts and bacon and toss well.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

283 Calories
23g Fat
15g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 283
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 374mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 24mg 122%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 260mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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