easy broccoli salad recipe with bacon and grapes in a large white serving bowl

Easy Broccoli Salad Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: American


Easy Broccoli Salad | This easy broccoli salad recipe is made with bacon and grapes. The creamy dressing is dairy free and since there’s no sugar added, it’s also paleo and whole 30 friendly. #dairyfree #broccoli



For the broccoli salad:

  • 8 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 cup quartered red, seedless grapes
  • 1/2 cup crumbled bacon
  • 1/2 cup toasted coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup diced sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seed kernels

For the dressing:

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a mixing bowl *affiliate link, whisk dressing ingredients together until smooth. Set aside (or refrigerate until ready to use).
  2. In a large bowl, combine salad ingredients. Toss with dressing until evenly coated. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Let salad sit for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to develop. If needed, adjust seasoning with salt & pepper, to taste.

Keywords: dairy free, paleo, gluten free, whole 30, easy, summer,