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Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cranberries | Healthier Version

Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cranberries

Broccoli salad with cranberries and bacon uses greek yogurt, honey and a variety of ingredients to make the same crunchy, hearty salad you’ve loved. It’s just a little bit healthier and still 100 times as tasty!

I am always looking for cold lunch ideas.

And while this recipe is most certainly a summertime salad that’s a picnic and potluck favorite, it also serves as a delicious and filling lunch option.

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Ingredients in Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cranberries

  • Fat free Greek yogurt
  • Mayonnaise
  • Apple cider vinegar – good for gut health!
  • Honey – nature’s sweetness
  • Broccoli florets, obviously
  • Red onion
  • Dried cranberries – dried cherries can be substituted
  • Roasted sunflower seeds – for crunch and flavor
  • Bacon – because, BACON!!!

How to Make the Broccoli Salad Dressing with Greek Yogurt

This recipe is super easy to put together….
STEP 1: Mix the yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar and honey in a large bowl.

STEP 2: Prep the broccoli by cutting it into bite size pieces.

If super crunchy broccoli isn’t your thing, you can even microwave it in a bowl with a tablespoon of water for about a minute. It will take a little of the bite out of it!

Add the broccoli florets and red onions and toss to coat in the dressing mixture.

STEP 3: Add the cranberries, sunflower seeds, and bacon.

Stir to mix.

Save time and my tip to make an entire sheet pan of make ahead bacon in the oven. You can even freeze the leftovers to use in easy recipes like this broccoli salad.

It’s really that easy, friends!

This is also an awesome field meal we love, too!

Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cranberries has the perfect amount of crunchy, sweet and creaminess to give you a satisfying lunch or dinner side. Enjoy!!

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Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cranberries

Broccoli Salad with Cranberries and Bacon

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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Broccoli Salad with Cranberries
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 141kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fat free Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 Tbsp chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup roasted sunflower seeds
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

Instructions

  • Mix the yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar in a large bowl. Add the broccoli and red onions and toss to coat in the dressing mixture.
  • Add the cranberries, sunflower seeds, and bacon. Stir to mix.

Notes

1/8 of the recipe is 4 WW points.

Nutrition

Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 283IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg
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