Classic Broccoli Bacon Salad
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Crunchy broccoli. Sharp Cheddar cheese. Creamy dressing. Bacon. This Classic Broccoli Salad is a perfect combination of flavors!
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 6 servings
  • 2 bunches of broccoli, chopped
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 2 c. shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
  • ½ c. bacon bits (8-10 slices cooked bacon, crumbled)
For the Dressing:
  • 1 c. mayo
  • 2 Tbs. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ c. sugar
  1. Place the chopped broccoli and onion in a large bowl.
  2. Add the cheese and crumbled bacon.
  3. For the dressing, in a separate bowl combine mayo, red wine vinegar and sugar.
  4. Whisk together until well blended and pour over salad.
  5. Toss gently until all ingredients are well coated.
  6. Cover and refrigerate until chilled - at least 1 hour, or up to overnight.
Salad can easily be doubled or tripled for a crowd!
Recipe by The Preserves Project at