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Broccoli Salad Recipe

Raw broccoli salad recipe

Here is a delicious broccoli salad recipe with craisins and onion and a great simple dressing.

It was originally contributed by Yitty, who has shared many recipes with the community.

Yitty’s version of this salad is vegetarian, but you can certainly add chopped fried bacon or ham to it if you like. Either way it’s a great salad for picnics, summer meals and entertaining.

I love broccoli salads with bacon so I always add it in.

It’s also a fantastic way to get picky eaters to eat their veggies. Just add Craisins and a great dressing and voila – lots of picky eaters may just try eating their broccoli.

broccoli salad recipe

Broccoli Salad Recipe

Here is a delicious broccoli salad recipe with craisins and onion and a wonderfully simple dressing.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 241 kcal


  • 2 pounds broccoli, chopped
  • 1 red onion, thin sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, or craizens
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • pinch salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 pound cashews, roasted and chopped (optional - or use a nut of your choice)


  • Mix together the broccoli, red onion and craisins in a bowl. Add the sugar, mayonnaise, vinegar, salt and pepper and nuts. Stir to mix everything together well.


Calories: 241kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 4gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 152mgPotassium: 321mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 484IUVitamin C: 68mgCalcium: 44mgIron: 1mg
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This recipe is also gluten free if you make sure your mayonnaise is gluten free.

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