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Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This salad has been a family-favorite for years. Even people who don't typically like salad are surprised by how much they enjoy this dish. This is a real winner at potlucks and other large gatherings, as it makes quite a lot of salad."
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3 h 30 m servings 255 cals
Original recipe yields 20 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 the bacon slices on paper towels.
  2. Whisk mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, sugar, and basil together in a large bowl until smooth. Add broccoli, cauliflower, and red onion to mayonnaise mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate salad until chilled and flavors have blended, 3 hours to overnight.
  3. Crumble bacon. Mix bacon, lettuce, croutons, and water chestnuts into salad.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 255 calories; 21.8 g fat; 10.8 g carbohydrates; 5.3 g protein; 18 mg cholesterol; 383 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Loved how simple this recipe is to put together. The dried basil in the dressing was new to me. I had a small portion of cauliflower and broccoli left, so I adjusted the other ingredients. Be...