Cauliflower Salad with Cheddar and Bacon


My aunt has been bringing this cold dish to our family reunion for years, and there's never any left.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
1 /2-cup servings


  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets

  • 1 red onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 ½ cups cooked crumbled bacon

  • 2 cups creamy salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip®)

  • ½ cup white sugar


  1. Toss cauliflower, onion, and green bell pepper together in a bowl; add Cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon. Stir salad dressing and sugar together in a separate bowl, pour into cauliflower mixture, and toss until well coated. Chill in the refrigerator until flavors blend, about 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

184 Calories
13g Fat
9g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 184
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 493mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 15mg 77%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 161mg 3%

* 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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