Curried Broccoli Cranberry Salad


Came up with this for a more exotic twist on the classic bacon broccoli salad, since many of us are vegetarians. Makes a great summer potluck dish, and a quick side to a world cuisine menu. Play with the type of curry powder you use to change up the base flavor.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
6 servings


  • 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets

  • ½ red bell pepper, chopped

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • 4 scallions, chopped

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon curry powder, or more to taste

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (Optional)


  1. Mix broccoli, red bell pepper, cranberries, walnuts, and scallions together in a large bowl.

  2. Whisk mayonnaise, lime juice, vinegar, sugar, curry powder, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl until smooth; pour over broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate salad until flavors blend, 2 hours to overnight. Toss well before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
29g Fat
19g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 178mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 66mg 332%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 301mg 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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