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Recipe for Broccoli Cauliflower Salad
5 from 2 votes

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Broccoli cauliflower salad is loaded with flavor. This salad is full of sweet, salty and tangy flavors. This salad is super easy and quick to make and is perfect for a side dish, light meal, picnic or potluck. 
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  • .75 lbs Broccoli florets cut into bite sized pieces
  • .75 lbs cauliflower florets cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup Red onion
  • 1/4 cup Craisins
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Sugar optional
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup crumbled bacon


  • Combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, and sugar in a bowl and whisk until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, add the broccoli, cauliflower, onion, craisins and dressing and toss to coat.
  • Add the sunflower seeds and bacon and toss again gently to distribute.
  • Serve chilled. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

  • Leftovers of Broccoli Cauliflower Salad can be stored in the fridge for up to a week. If possible keep the sunflower seeds and bacon separate until serving.

Dietary Modifications

This recipe is naturally gluten free and dairy free. Please check all packages of products bought to ensure compliance.

Low Carb + Paleo + Whole30 Modifications

  • Omit sugar in dressing
  • Substitute raisins (with no added sugar) for craisins
  • Ensure bacon doesn't have added sugar
  • Use Whole30 Compliant mayonnaise

Vegetarian Modification

  • Omit Bacon

Vegan Modification

  • Omit Bacon
  • Use vegan mayonnaise
Nutrition facts provided based on my best estimation for the recipe and may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you make to the recipe.  I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use for the most accurate calculation.
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Nutrition Information:

Calories: 359kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 13g (4%)Protein: 8g (16%)Fat: 31g (48%)Saturated Fat: 5g (31%)Cholesterol: 21mg (7%)Sodium: 418mg (18%)Potassium: 382mg (11%)Fiber: 3g (13%)Sugar: 6g (7%)Vitamin A: 290IU (6%)Vitamin C: 59.1mg (72%)Calcium: 45mg (5%)Iron: 1.5mg (8%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)