I have to be honest with you, I am not the biggest fan of broccoli. In fact, I would probably say that it is one of my least favorite vegetables. However, I absolutely love this Broccoli Cauliflower Salad recipe.
If you’re looking for an easy side dish or lunch-on-the-go option that won’t break the bank (or your diet!), Sweet Broccoli Cauliflower Salad is the way to go. The combination of crunchy broccoli and cauliflower with sweet apples and tangy vinegar makes this salad irresistible!
It is so good that even people who don’t like broccoli will love it! The secret ingredient is apple cider vinegar which gives it a delicious tangy flavor.
Trust me, you have to try this salad!
What kind of dressing is used in the recipe?
The dressing is made with a combination of sour cream, mayonnaise, salt, and sugar. So it’s got a tangy flavor as well as a slight sweetness. It’s delicious!
How long does it take to prepare the recipe?
This cauliflower broccoli salad recipe comes together FAST! You can toss everything into a bowl, and it’s ready to eat in under 10 minutes.
How many servings does the recipe yield?
You should be able to get 6–8 servings out of one batch of this broccoli cauliflower salad. If you are hosting an event with lots of people, you can make multiple batches. It will last in the fridge for up to 5 days, so it can be made in advance too.
Is the recipe vegetarian-friendly?
No, due to the bacon, it’s not vegetarian. It’s fine to leave the bacon out completely if you want it to be vegetarian.
- Broccoli chopped into florets
- Sour cream
- Cauliflower chopped into florets
- Shredded cheddar cheese
- Bacon cooked and crumbled
How to make Sweet Broccoli Cauliflower Salad:
Step 1. Whisk together the sugar, mayonnaise, sour cream, and salt in a bowl until well combined.
Step 2. Toss the broccoli, cauliflower, cheddar cheese, and bacon in a large bowl.
Step 3. Stir the mayonnaise mixture into the large serving bowl, and stir to combine the ingredients well.
Step 4. Serve immediately, or chill before serving if desired.
Sweet Broccoli Cauliflower Salad
- 1 Head broccoli chopped into florets
- 1 C. Sour cream
- 1 Head cauliflower chopped into florets
- 1 C. Mayonnaise
- ½ tsp. Salt
- 1 C. Shredded cheddar cheese
- ½ C. Sugar
- ½ lb. Bacon cooked and crumbled
- Whisk together the sugar, mayonnaise, sour cream and salt in a bowl until well combined.
- Toss together the broccoli, cauliflower, cheddar cheese and bacon in a large serving bowl.
- Stir the mayonnaise mixture into the large serving bowl, and stir to combine all of the ingredients well.
- Serve immediately, or chill before serving if desired.
PIN FOR LATER 🙂
Is there any special equipment needed to make the recipe?
No, all you need is a large bowl and a wooden spoon. It’s seriously that easy, and there is no cooking involved.
What else can I add to this broccoli-cauliflower salad recipe?
Feel free to add any of the following ingredients:
- Red onions
- Green onions
- Sunflower seeds
- Diced apples
- Colby jack cheese
- Bell pepper
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