How to Make Broccoli Salad Recipe

When you learn how to make this broccoli salad recipe you will surely get rave reviews. My niece, Kristie shared it with me because I loved it every time she made it when I have been in Ohio.

Her husband, Brandon always gets the job of cutting the broccoli. I credit the delicious flavor of the salad with the way he cuts the broccoli. Brandon sits and very meticulously cuts the broccoli head into very small pieces. (That is why he gets the job.) You may think my remark is strange but I do believe that it makes this salad more delicious than any other broccoli salad that I have eaten. The flavor of all the ingredients blends through Kristie’s salad better because it is cut so small. Thanks Kristie and Brandon for sharing your recipe.

Watch Me in the Video Make the Salad Recipe Below


How to Make Broccoli Salad RecipeHow to Make Broccoli Salad Recipe
  • 12 slices crisp bacon, chopped
  • 1 Head broccoli, chopped
  • 1 Cup chopped celery or water chestnuts
  • ½ Cup chopped onion
  • ½ Cup seedless raisins
  • ¾ Cup Miracle Whip or mayonnaise
  • ¼ Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • ½ Teaspoon onion salt

Brown bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels and crumble. Mix together the mayonnaise, sugar, salt and vinegar; blend well. Combine cut broccoli, bacon, celery, onion and raisins in a large bowl. Pour in the mayonnaise mixture. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate. Flavor is better if refrigerated for a few hours.

BROCCOLI SALAD (hard boiled egg recipe)

  • 1 Bunch broccoli
  • 4 Hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • ¾ Cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Can (6 ½ ounces) diced water chestnuts
  • 1 Cup chopped green olives

Wash thoroughly and dry broccoli; cut into small pieces.

Mix mayonnaise with olive oil.

Mix mayonnaise mixture and remaining ingredients with broccoli in a large bowl; toss to blend.

Cover bowl and refrigerate for several hours for flavor to blend.

HOW TO MAKE BROCCOLI SALAD RECIPE with peanuts for crunch

  • 2 Bunches fresh broccoli
  • 1 Cup raisins
  • 1 Cup Spanish peanuts
  • 1 Small diced onion
  • 1 ½ Cups mayonnaise
  • ½ Cup sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons vinegar

Cut washed broccoli in small pieces; combine with raisins, peanuts and onion.

Combine and mix mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar.

Combine all ingredients together and toss to blend.

Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Stir well before serving.



  • ½ Cup sugar
  • ½ Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 Cup white vinegar
  • ¼ Cup water
  • 2 Flavor packages from Ramen Noodle Soup


  • 1 Cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 2 Packages Oriental flavor Ramen Noodle Soup (NOT COOKED)
  • 1 Cup SHELLED sunflower seeds
  • 1 Bunch green onions chopped
  • 1 Package (16 ounces) broccoli slaw

To make dressing combine sugar, oil, vinegar, water and flavor packages; blend and set aside.
Crush noodles into tiny pieces; mix with almonds and sunflower seeds.
Combine and mix together broccoli and green onions.
Combine almond mixture with vegetables; drizzle with dressing and toss to coat.
Serve immediately; serves 8 to 10.


Learn how to make this broccoli salad recipe for a light lunch in the hot summer.

  • ½ Cup raisins
  • 2 Pounds broccoli cut in small flowerets
  • 2 Cups purple seedless grapes cut in halves
  • 2 Thinly sliced green onions
  • ¾ Cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons tarragon vinegar
  • ¼ Cup roasted slivered almonds
  • 8 Slices bacon cooked crisp and crumbled

Soak raisins 5 minutes in hot water; drain.
Combine raisins, broccoli, grapes and green onions in a large bowl.
In another bowl combine mayonnaise and vinegar; stir into broccoli mixture.
Cover bowl and chill; before serving stir in almonds and bacon.
Serves 6 to 8.

› Broccoli

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

What's Cooking

  1. How to Make Chinese Pork Recipes

    Mar 20, 18 02:30 PM

    Learn how to make Chinese pork recipes for barbeque ribs, with chicken, sweet and sour, orange Szechuan, Oriental chops and rice, sausage wontons, Yu-Siang, spicy strips, stir fry and cashew.

    Read More

  2. How to Make an Apple Stack Cake

    Mar 19, 18 02:51 PM

    Learn how to make an apple stack cake recipe with variations using dried and fresh apples; one I first made, Kentucky stack, Indian stack cake, black walnut and stacking cake.

    Read More

  3. Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipes

    Mar 13, 18 02:55 PM

    Learn how to make slow cooker pot roast recipes and to convert conventional recipes; recipes with creamy mushroom soup, deviled, pork roast, fruited beef and pumpernickel.

    Read More

  4. How to Cook Brussels Sprouts

    Mar 08, 18 01:04 PM

    Learn how to cook Brussels sprouts for the great taste and also for the cancer fighting agents; recipes for parchment cooking, frying, breading and boiling.

    Read More

  5. How to Make a Dog Cookie Recipe

    Mar 08, 18 12:25 PM

    Learn to make a homemade dog cookie recipe and horse cookies with a recipe included for dog treats with charcoal and others.

    Read More