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Bop's Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"A nice crunch in this salad, real bacon bits, diced broccoli, cauliflower, shredded sharp Cheddar cheese and onion are tossed with a yummy, sweet, and tart dressing and chilled. Be prepared to give this recipe to everyone when taking it to a covered dish gathering. It is the hit of the party at every gathering I've taken it to! It is very addicting! Enjoy!"
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55 m servings 199
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels and crumble.
  2. Stir broccoli, cauliflower, Cheddar cheese, and onion together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk creamy salad dressing, sugar, and vinegar together in a separate bowl until sugar is dissolved; pour over broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate salad for at least 30 minutes. Stir crumbled bacon into salad just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 199 calories; 10.1 21.3 7.3 22 358 Full nutrition

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I don't keep Miracle Whip in the house, I used Hellman's mayonnaise instead. This did need more mayonnaise than what was asked for. I cut the sugar way back to two tablespoons and I used white w...

A nice and tasty broccoli/cauliflower salad recipe. I only had enough vegetables to make a small batch, so I just changed the servings size and proceeded from there. Loved the dressing on this...

This is a very basic broccoli salad recipe. I ended up using prosciutto in place of bacon because I was making something for another recipe and had extra. I also like to add some sunflower see...

I can't get enough of this salad! I ran by the local Farmers Market and picked up the broccoli and cauliflower and the rest of the items I already had on hand. I honestly wasn't expecting this...

I have made this salad about twenty times. It is a family favorite, and a great go-to for summer salads. I frequently pack it in my lunches for work and it keeps for days. I have made adjustment...

I’ve made this salad for years and I always get rave reviews! I use real bacon pieces (not bits) rather than frying the bacon and it works wonderfully. I also add a handful or two of Craisins. B...

I really like this salad. The only thing I'd do differently is add less sugar. It was too sweet for my taste.

I added more onions and it was great. Would definitely make it again.

Great base recipe. I adjusted the bacon to a full package. I also added sunflower seeds (3/4 cup). I diced an 8 oz block of sharp cheddar rather than shredded cheddar. I also increased the mir...