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This cold and crunchy broccoli salad – topped with crunchy bacon, diced red onions and raisins, then tossed in a homemade creamy dressing – is all your summer party dreams are all about.

+ Pairs well with barbecues, pool parties, and glittery gadgets.

Broccoli Salad is a comfort food and pure cold salad, just waiting for you to bring to your next summer party! Sure, it’s topped with (delicious) mayonnaise sauce – what is a summer salad? – But it’s made with broccoli instead of pasta or potatoes, so you can go ahead and stack those leafy bowls high with bacon, this easy-to-onion broccoli salad.

What’s in a broccoli salad?

The broccoli salad can also be called the broccoli salad, because it is very similar to the coleslaw in that it contains raw vegetables from the Brassica family, tossed in a creamy sauce of mayonnaise. Our easy broccoli salad recipe is classic, by and by! You will need:

Raw broccoli florets. Yes, broccoli is not needed for this salad. Summer Salads Without Cooking FTW!

bacon. Cook until crispy, then chop.

Chopped raw red onions.

sunflower seeds. Look for the unsalted kind.

raisin. Sounds odd, but their hint of sweetness and savory chewing is a great chips for the super crunch of raw broccoli.

° 2 12-ounce bags of raw broccoli

° Cup chopped red onion

° 1 cup grated cheddar cheese

° 1/2 cup cooked and chopped bacon (bacon bites can be used)