Broccoli and Cranberry Salad

Broccoli and Cranberry Salad
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Makes 8-10 servings


5 cups broccoli florets, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cup cooked and crumbled bacon pieces
1 cup sunflower kernels
3/4 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries

1 cup salad dressing or mayonnaise
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Combine all salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl; mix well. Combine dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Mix until thoroughly combined using a fork or wire whisk. Add dressing to salad and mix well. Refrigerate 1 hour.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Per Serving: Calories 451, Fat Cal. 306, Protein 13grams, Carb. 27grams, Fat 34grams, Chol. 35mg, Sodium 611mg, Vit. A (12%DV), Vitamin C (15%DV), Vit. E (33%DV), Calcium (15%DV)


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Look for another broccoli salad recipe

I followed this precisely and found it too heavy and salty. Broccoli salads like this can be delicious but this recipe isn't the best. Keep looking for another recipe or add a lot more broccoli and maybe even some celery.

Super Salad!

This salad was the most requested salad at all my places of work over the last ten years. Initially I substituted honey for sugar but because of bee allergies I always use agave syrup. No matter how many times I double the recipe, there is never any to bring home to my poor husband! So now he takes bowl out for himself before I take it out the door.

Pretty good

Summer from Nine Mile Falls, WA

Good stuff , thought it was better the next day, didn't have soggy cheese problem that others had, I used tillamook cheese in case that makes any difference and the kids even like it

fantastic salad!

Kelly from Brookfield, CT

Went to a 4th of July party yesterday, and had this for the first time, WOW!! Went back for seconds and thanked the gal who made it...she directed me here for the recipe, I'm making it tonight! I know it will be a hit in my house:)

Broccoli & Cranberry Salad

I really like Broccoli and "love Cranberries". I try to get enough Cranberries at the end of your season, to last me the next whole "Year"! They are wonderful to freeze! For breakfast I make a "Baked Oatmeal/Cranberry dish" that will last the "week". (Just for ME. (hubby doesn't like it as much as I do) Sure wish I could get them all year. But, what I am doing, does the trick!!! Thanks so Much

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