Keto Broccoli Salad Recipe

The Best Keto Broccoli Salad Recipe – bite sized broccoli florets with crunchy bacon, sunflower seeds, red onion, dried cherries (optional) and a creamy sugar-free dressing. Cold broccoli salad that tastes fresh and delicious!

Easy Keto Broccoli Salad in a white bowl

I rarely cook broccoli and my family doesn’t love this vegetable. Surprisingly they can only eat it in this cold broccoli low-carb salad.

My son makes weird faces when I serve cooked broccoli, but he does like them crunchy fresh, covered in a creamy dressing and bacon.

This salad is easy to make and you can add or omit ingredients, depending on your personal preference.

Looking for a party friendly salad? This raw broccoli salad recipe is perfect and you can make it year round. I do recommend that you get good quality, organic broccoli, since we are serving them raw.

What ingredients do I need to make this Broccoli Salad Recipe?

  • broccoli
  • red onion
  • bacon
  • dried cherries (OPTIONAL, YES I KNOW THEY CONTAIN A LOT OF CARBS, BUT I CUT THEM INTO SMALL PIECES AND USE VERY LITTLE OF THEM)
  • sunflower seeds or nuts (Keto friendly nuts)
  • mayo
  • yogurt
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • low-carb sweetener
  • lemon juice (optional)

Crunchy Keto Broccoli Salad in a ceramic bowl

What can you add to this Keto Broccoli Salad?

You can add additional ingredients to this low-carb fresh broccoli salad.

Here are some options:

  • nuts like almonds, walnuts or hazelnuts
  • dried berries (keep in mind that these contain carbs and sugar)
  • grated or cubed cheddar cheese

How to make Keto Broccoli salad?

Cut broccoli into small, bite-sized pieces.

Rinse under cold water and drain.

Place in a bowl. Add the bacon, onion, dried fruit, sunflower seeds (or nuts if yip are using any).

In a bowl, combine the mayo, sweetener, salt, pepper, lemon juice and yogurt. Whisk to incorporate.

Pour dressing over the broccoli, stir to evenly cover in dressing. Serve or refrigerate and serve the next day.

Not a fan of sweet broccoli salad dressing? You can leave the sweetener out.

Raw broccoli salad in a salad bowl

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Servings: 14

Broccoli salad recipe

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
The Best Keto Broccoli Salad Recipe - bite sized broccoli florets with crunchy bacon, sunflower seeds, red onion, dried cherries (optional) and a creamy sugar-free dressing. Cold broccoli salad that tastes fresh and delicious!
Crunchy Keto Broccoli Salad in a ceramic bowl
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Ingredients

  • 6 cups broccoli
  • 1/4 cup red onion — diced
  • 1/2 cup bacon — chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries — OPTIONAL, YES I KNOW THEY CONTAIN A LOT OF CARBS, BUT I CUT THEM INTO SMALL PIECES AND USE VERY LITTLE OF THEM
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds or nuts — Keto friendly nuts
  • 2/3 cup mayo
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp salt — or more to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp low-carb sweetener — or more to taste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice — optional

Instructions

  1. Cut broccoli into small, bite-sized pieces.Â
  2. Rinse under cold water and drain.
  3. Place in a bowl. Add the bacon, onion, dried fruit, sunflower seeds (or nuts if yip are using any).
  4. In a bowl, combine the mayo, sweetener, salt, pepper, lemon juice and yogurt. Whisk to incorporate.
  5. Pour dressing over the broccoli, stir to evenly cover in dressing. Serve or refrigerate and serve the next day.
  6. Not a fan of sweet broccoli salad dressing? You can leave the sweetener out.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Broccoli Salad

Nutrition Information

Calories: 100, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 172mg, Potassium: 131mg, Carbohydrates: 4g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 6.5%, Vitamin C: 42.9%, Calcium: 2.5%, Iron: 1.9%