Easy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon Recipe

Healthy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon

This Easy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon Recipe is just 115 calories and can be made in just 5 minutes!

Best of all, this broccoli bacon salad recipe is best served cold… which means you can make it ahead of time and store it in the fridge until it’s time to serve.

Easy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon

That’s one of the reasons we love this easy broccoli salad so much, it makes great BBQ and potluck dishes.

We even love to triple the serving and enjoy the leftovers for lunch the next day.

This Easy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon Recipe is just 115 calories and can be made in just 5 minutes!

Healthy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make easy broccoli bacon salad at home, in just 5 minutes.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a nutrition label for this broccoli salad recipe with bacon and so much more.

To make this easy broccoli salad with bacon and raisins (or cranberries!) easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

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Healthy Broccoli Salad Ingredients

Thanks to our healthy swaps, we’ve been able to boost nutrition (and protein) and cut calories and unhealthy fats.

Check out our low calorie tips and tricks for making healthy broccoli sweet salad recipes just 115 calories…

Low Calorie Tips for Making Classic Broccoli Salad with Bacon:

  • Greek yogurt – we use this protein packed, metabolism boosting ingredient in place of mayonnaise in this broccoli bacon raisin salad.
  • Less Bacon – I know what you’re thinking, but if you cut the amount of bacon you still get all the yummy flavors of this salad with bacon recipe. Because we crumble it. So every bite gets real bacon flavor!
  • All-Natural Sugar Substitute – we love this all-natural zero calorie sugar! It’s made from real sugar cane, but has zero calories and zero grams of sugar! And it’s the perfect thing to sweeten up the dressing for this broccoli raisin bacon salad!
Easy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Shopping List for Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Raisins:

  • Broccoli florets
  • Red onion 
  • Cooked and crumbled bacon
  • Raisins or dried cranberries
  • Sunflower seeds
  • 0% Greek yogurt
  • All-natural zero calorie sugar
  • Red wine vinegar

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this low calorie broccoli bacon salad you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this bacon broccoli slaw can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make broccoli bacon salad healthy…

How to Make Cold Broccoli Salad Recipes

We cook the bacon ahead of time to make this broccoli and bacon recipe easy. This also means we can prep the bacon for other recipes, and avoid snacking on it.

We love making salad bacon recipes, and topping healthy soups with leftover crumbled bacon for flavor… like in this Cauliflower Soup Recipe.

Try this broccoli summer salad for those busy weeks that you need to bring a potluck item to work, or an impressive salad to a friend’s BBQ.

Easy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon

How to Make Bacon Broccoli Salad Recipes:

  1. To a medium bowl, combine the dressing ingredients and mix well. Set aside to marinate.
  2. To a large bowl, add the broccoli, onion, bacon, raisins or cranberries, and sunflower seeds. Toss together.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until well coated.
  4. Store in the fridge until ready to eat, best served cold.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best broccoli salad with bacon

Easy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon

In the recipe card below, you will find that we gave you the option to use dried cranberries or raisins to this summer broccoli salad.

Either will work, and help to keep this recipe fresh and exciting every time you make it.

Healthy Cold Broccoli Salad with Bacon

LOW CALORIE Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Raisins

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This healthy broccoli salad with bacon is easy and yummy, and so healthy!
You can have about 2/3 cup of this broccoli salad with bacon and raisins for just 115 calories, and it can be made in under 5 minutes!
Try this low calorie bacon broccoli salad for your next BBQ or potluck, or triple the serving and take it to work for lunch!
5 from 28 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 115 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 small red onion chopped
  • 3 slices cooked bacon crumbled
  • 1 cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds

Bacon Broccoli Salad Dressing:

Instructions
 

  • To a medium bowl, combine the dressing ingredients and mix well. Set aside to marinate.
  • To a large bowl, add the broccoli, onion, bacon, raisins or cranberries, and sunflower seeds. Toss together.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until well coated.
  • Store in the fridge until ready to eat, best served cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 115kcalCarbohydrates: 8.5gProtein: 8.8gFat: 5.2gSaturated Fat: 1.4gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 251mgPotassium: 346mgFiber: 2.7gSugar: 3.4gCalcium: 70mgIron: 1mg
Keyword BBQ, Salad
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