Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad with Cheese and Bacon

  • Yield 6 to 8 servings

This crunchy salad is full of healthy vegetables and makes a great side dish.


1 cup fresh cauliflower florets
1 bunch fresh broccoli florets
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 (2-ounce) jar real bacon bits or 10 slices bacon, fried and crumbled
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Combine cauliflower, broccoli, and green onions in a bowl.  Blend mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar together in a bowl.  Add the vegetable mixture to the dressing mixture and toss until coated.  Cover and chill for 1 hour.  Sprinkle the Cheddar cheese and bacon bits on top before serving.

Variation:  Omit the cauliflower or add 1/2 cup raisins

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Telephone Pioneers of America’s Calling All Kids (Telephone Pioneer of America, Alabama Chapter #34, Birmingham, Al., 2002).




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