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Honey Mustard Broccoli & Bacon Salad

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins

Full of crunch, thanks to the sunflower seeds and apple, this broccoli salad is a happy marriage of flavour and texture. It travels well, and is a welcome addition to the picnic or potluck table.

Honey Mustard Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Ingredients
Salad
 2 bunches broccoli, including stems (about 1 lb total)
 ½ cup toasted sunflower seeds
  cup dried cranberries
 1 apple, cored and diced (Gala, Fuji or Honeycrisp)
 ¼ cup red onion, diced
 ¼ cup finely chopped parsley
 4 slices cooked bacon, chopped
 2 tsp mustard seeds
 1 cup shredded aged cheddar
Dressing
 3 Tbsp Dijon mustard
 2 Tbsp liquid honey
 2 Tbsp canola oil
 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
 salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
1

Cut the broccoli florets into bite-size pieces. Peel the stems and chop them, too.

2

In a large bowl, toss together the broccoli, sunflower seeds, cranberries, apple, onion, parsley, bacon and mustard seeds. Add the cheese.

3

In a jam jar, add all of the dressing ingredients and shake well. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Substitutions
4

Can use apple cider vinegar instead of red wine vinegar.

Can use dried tart cherries instead of dried cranberries.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup (125 ML)

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 305
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g33%

Saturated Fat 8g40%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 38mg13%
Sodium 385mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 20g7%

Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 11g
Protein 13g26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.