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Broccoli-Bacon Salad

Broccoli-Bacon Salad

A picnic favorite, this salad combines broccoli, water chestnuts, cranberries and just a little bacon for delicious results. Our version has plenty of creaminess without all the fat. Make it once and it will become a regular on your backyard barbecue menu.


6 servings, 1 scant cup each

Prep Time

20 minutes

Total Time

20 minutes


  • 1clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1teaspoon sugar
  • 4cups finely chopped broccoli crowns
  • 18-ounce can sliced water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
  • 3slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 3tablespoons dried cranberries
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste to taste


  1. Whisk garlic, mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar and sugar in a large bowl. Add broccoli, water chestnuts, bacon, cranberries and pepper; stir to coat with the dressing.


Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 6 servings, 1 scant cup each)

Calories 105.29kcal
Carbohydrate Total 14.33g
Total Sugars 6.29g
Added Sugars 3g
Fiber 2.22g
Total Fat 4.61g
Saturated Fat 1.51g
Mono Saturated Fat 1.41g
Cholesterol 9.9mg
Sodium 160.05mg
Protein 3.31g
Potassium 232.92mg
Calcium 38.05mg
Folate 37.37mcg
Iron 0.82mg
Magnesium 16.3mg
Trans Fatty Acid 0.04g
Vitamin A 1482.51IU
Vitamin D 2.23IU
Vitamin B12 0.09mcg
Vitamin C 44.8mg
Zinc 0.51mg
Phosphorus 68.25mg
Vitamin B3 0.81mg

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