Vibrant Veggie Broccoli Salad

The Rainbow Broccoli Salad is a vibrant and colorful dish that combines the freshness of broccoli with a medley of complementary flavors and textures. It’s a delightful side dish that will brighten up any meal or gathering.

With its vibrant hues of green and purple, this salad not only looks visually appealing but also packs a nutritious punch. The crisp and crunchy broccoli florets are paired with the sweetness of raisins, the nuttiness of sunflower seeds, and the savory goodness of crumbled bacon and shredded cheddar cheese. All of these ingredients come together harmoniously, creating a symphony of flavors in every bite.

The dressing, made with mayonnaise, white vinegar, and a hint of sugar, adds a tangy and creamy element to the salad. It perfectly coats the vegetables, enhancing their taste and tying all the ingredients together.

Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue, attending a potluck, or simply looking for a refreshing and wholesome salad to enjoy, the Rainbow Broccoli Salad is an excellent choice. It’s quick and easy to prepare, and its colorful presentation will make it a standout dish on any table.


  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup crumbled bacon
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the broccoli florets, red onion, raisins, sunflower seeds, crumbled bacon, and shredded cheddar cheese.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, white vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  3. Pour the dressing over the broccoli mixture and toss to coat evenly.
  4. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes | Servings: 6 servings

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