Make-Ahead Broccoli Salad


Broccoli, onion, raisins, almonds, cheese, and bacon with red wine vinegar dressing combine to make a great favorite at potluck dinners. I've had many requests for this make-ahead recipe.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 15 mins
12 servings


  • 5 cups broccoli florets

  • 6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup sliced almonds

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar


  1. Cut broccoli florets into bite-sized pieces. Combine with bacon, raisins, almonds, Cheddar cheese, and onion in a large bowl.

  2. Combine mayonnaise, sugar, and red wine vinegar in a small bowl. Pour dressing over the broccoli mixture and mix well.

  3. Refrigerate for 8 hours to overnight. Stir again before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

274 Calories
22g Fat
15g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 274
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 292mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 35mg 174%
Calcium 81mg 6%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 268mg 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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