Creamy Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Creamy Broccoli Salad with Bacon – If you are trying to eat healthily and looking for something new, try this delicious broccoli salad! Crisp raw broccoli is tossed with bacon, red onion, cheddar, and a creamy yogurt-mayo-mustard dressing. This broccoli salad recipe is naturally gluten-free and low carb. So simple and ultra-delicious – Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the Creamy Broccoli Salad with Bacon

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1. To make the creamy broccoli salad: Cook the bacon until crisp. Drain from fat and chop into small bits.

2. Toss with broccoli, red onion, cheddar, Jalapeño, and bacon, in a large bowl.

3. In a separate bowl, stir the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, apple cider vinegar, mustard, a pinch of salt, and a few grinds of pepper together. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

4. Pour two-thirds of the dressing over the broccoli salad and mix well. If the broccoli salad seems a little dry, add a little more of the dressing. Let stand at least 15 minutes before serving the creamy broccoli salad with bacon. Enjoy!

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Tips for the Creamy Broccoli Salad recipe

  • To make this broccoli and bacon salad lighter, use 100% Greek yogurt instead of mayo.
  • If you have some time available and are not afraid to turn on the oven for this broccoli salad recipe: Baking bacon is easy and results in crisp bacon slices, perfect for this broccoli salad. Bake your thick bacon slices in the oven at 400ºF (200ºC) until crisp, 12 to 18 minutes.

Can we use frozen broccoli florets for this salad?

We wouldn’t recommend using frozen broccoli.  This broccoli salad is intended to be crunchy. Thawed frozen broccoli tends to be mushy and would not work the same way in the salad.

Is this broccoli salad gluten-free?

Yes, this broccoli recipe is naturally gluten-free. Always remember to check labels when buying your products to make sure you buy the gluten-free options

How and how to store the broccoli salad leftovers?

You can keep the broccoli salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

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