healthy broccoli salad with bacon

Classic Broccoli Salad

This Healthy Broccoli Salad with Bacon is a classic midwestern side salad with a healthier twist! Not only does this broccoli salad make a great side dish for any picnic, but it is a great salad to add to your meal prep menu for the week. It is packed with veggies, protein, and has the tastiest creamy sauce. Make this broccoli salad today!

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 40 minutes
Fat 28 Carbs 21 Protein 19
Yield 8 1x



  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Broccoli Salad

  • 1/2 lb. cooked bacon, chopped
  • 2.5 lbs. broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • pepper, to taste


  1. First, prepare bacon by following our How to Cook Bacon in the Oven.
  2. Then, place all ingredients for the dressing into a medium bowl and whisk until all ingredients are combined. Set aside.
  3. Next, place all ingredients for the broccoli salad into a large bowl and pour dressing over salad ingredients.
  4. Mix well and be sure that all ingredients are coated in the dressing.
  5. Eat immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 Calories: 405 Sugar: 13 Sodium: 808 Fat: 28 Carbohydrates: 21 Fiber: 5 Protein: 19 Cholesterol: 41
Author: Linley RichterCategory: SaladMethod: No BakeCuisine: American

Keywords: Broccoli Salad

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