Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

After monkeying around with several broccoli salad recipes, I finally came up with a winner that I love, and my guests do too. This is excellent on a buffet table and always goes quickly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare broccoli by washing it well, trimming off large leaves, cutting florets into bite-size pieces and peeling the stem, then slicing thinly.
  2. Place in a large bowl and add crumbled bacon, onion and cheese; stir.
  3. In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine mayo, vinegar and sugar.
  4. Pour over salad ingredients and toss well; refrigerate for at least 4 hours to let flavours blend.
  5. Just before serving, add the halved cherry tomatoes and stir again.
Most Helpful

I made two versions of it, with bacon and without bacon.. I love the with bacon but for my semi vegitarian friend I left it out in a portion of the salad. Great taste (even withou the bacon) Thanks Lennie it's a keeper

Bergy January 18, 2002

this was great, i followed the recipe exactly other than i used real mayo, since that was what was i had on hand. i served this at a bbq and it was a definate hit. BF has requested it twice since then. the bacon really makes this dish in my opinion, but all the flavors mix well together. another great one lennie!

bratty August 28, 2002

I just love the flavors in this salad. I don't eat bacon, so I used artificial bacon bits. Yummy, thanks Lennie!

Sharon123 February 20, 2004