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Broccoli Cauliflower Salad with Bacon (Whole30)

This Broccoli Cauliflower Salad with Bacon is perfect for anytime of the year. It makes for a delicious addition to summer grill-outs, picnics, potlucks, and even holiday menus. It’s quick to make, made with real food ingredients and it’s dairy-free, gluten-free, and whole30-friendly.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x
  • Category: Whole30 | Side-dish


  • 2 cups broccoli florets, bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups cauliflower, bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup grapes, halved
  • ⅓ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 green onions, ends removed, sliced white and light green parts.
  • 3 Tbsp. dry roasted sunflower seeds
  • 34 strips bacon, crisp-cooked and chopped
  • 3/4 cup mayo (such as Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil Mayo)
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. honey or maple syrup (omit for Whole30)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • chopped parsley and or/sliced green onion for garnishes (optional)


  1. In a small bowl make the dressing by mixing together the mayo, lemon juice, vinegar, honey or maple syrup and black pepper.
  2. In a large bowl combine all of the ingredients including the dressing and mix to combine.
  3. For best flavor, toss salad 2-3 hours before serving.


*Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.


  • Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe
  • Calories: 176
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 200mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 2g