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Keto Broccoli Salad

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Keto broccoli salad is a flavorful and easy to make salad. It’s the perfect side dish to your favorite meal, or it can be eaten as a main entree as well!

broccoli salad in a bowl

Keto broccoli salad is a delicious combination of broccoli, bacon, red onion and cheese. It has the perfect crunch with a savory and sweet flavor and is always a crowd pleaser! It is the perfect side for your favorite main entree, especially bbq.

This recipe is sugar-free, low-carb and delicious!

broccoli salad in a bowl

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Perfect side dish to accompany your main entree
  • Filling enough to be a meal and makes a great meal prep option
  • Works great on your holiday table or or at a potluck.
  • It’s easy to customize by adding meats or swapping the cheese for a different kind.
broccoli salad in a bowl

Ingredients

What you’ll need to make this recipe.

broccoli salad ingredients

How To Make Keto Broccoli Salad

1 – Place a pot of salted water over high heat and bring to a boil. Once water is boiling, reduce heat to medium and add broccoli. Blanche for 3-4 minutes, then drain broccoli and shock with a cold water rinse.

broccoli in a measuring cup
broccoli in a mixing bowl

2 – While broccoli is blanching, stir together the sour cream and mayonnaise in a large bowl. Add vinegars, salt and pepper.

mayo and sour cream in a mixing bowl
mayo in a mixing bowl

3 – Once the broccoli is blanched and rinsed add to the sour cream mayo mixture. Stir to coat completely.

broccoli salad in a mixing bowl

4 – Stir in the red onion, cheddar cheese and bacon into the sour cream and mayo mixture.

broccoli salad ingredients in a mixing bowl
broccoli salad in a mixing bowl

5 – Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.

broccoli salad in a bowl

How Do I Store Broccoli Salad?

Place broccoli salad in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for 4-5 days. I do not recommend freezing this salad.

broccoli salad in a bowl

Calories per serving (1/2 cup): 159

Yield: 8 Servings

Keto Broccoli Salad

broccoli salad in a bowl

Keto broccoli salad is a flavorful and easy to make salad. It’s the perfect side dish to your favorite meal, or it can be eaten as a main entree as well!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups broccoli, heads only
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup red onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Place a pot of salted water over high heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Once water is boiling, reduce heat to medium and add broccoli. Blanche for 3-4 minutes, then drain broccoli and shock with a cold water rinse.
  3. While broccoli is blanching, stir together the sour cream and mayonnaise in a large bowl. Add vinegars, salt and pepper.
  4. Stir in the red onion, cheddar cheese and bacon into the sour cream-mayo mixture.
  5. Once the broccoli is blanched and rinsed add to the sour cream-mayo mixture. Stir to coat completely.
  6. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.

Notes

To blanch broccoli, bring 2 quarts of water to a boil. Add broccoli and cook until barely tender and bright green. About 3 minutes. Drain and immediately put broccoli florets in a bowl of ice water to prevent the broccoli from cooking further.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 159Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 5gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 151mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Annissa

Wednesday 4th of August 2021

I love this healthy and hearty salad that you can just eat as a meal alone. Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

Erika

Thursday 5th of August 2021

You're welcome, Annissa!

Jess

Wednesday 4th of August 2021

Such a great side dish especially in the summertime!

Erika

Thursday 5th of August 2021

It's the perfect summertime salad. :)

Dannii

Wednesday 4th of August 2021

I love broccoli salad, and it is a must at a BBQ. This keto version sounds delicious.

Erika

Thursday 5th of August 2021

Thanks, Dannii!

Chichi from chichiuguru.com

Wednesday 4th of August 2021

Love love keto broccoli salad. Easy to make and so delish.

Erika

Thursday 5th of August 2021

Thank you! :)

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