Broccoli Salad with Sweet Onions

The classic broccoli salad gets a sweet twist with sweet onions! Perfect to make ahead for a potluck, family cookout or picnic. This classic summer salad is sure to be a hit!

  • 1 large head of broccoli, large chopped
  • 1 medium sweet onion, diced
  • 1 package cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½  cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • ½  cup pecans, chopped
  • 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup bacon, crumbled
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp white vinegar
  • ¼ to ½ cup sugar
  1. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, mayonnaise and sugar to create dressing.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all other ingredients. Add dressing and toss until evenly coated.

For information on safely handling and preparing bacon, check out these tips from the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service

If you like this recipe, try our Green Salad with Sweet Onions, Grape Tomatoes & Green Beans!

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

5 minutes