Amish Broccoli Cauliflower Salad
Amish Broccoli Cauliflower Salad is a creamy and filling salad that can be easily customized to any taste preferences. A versatile go-to summer (or even winter) salad that is rich and hearty in flavor, yet packed with fresh vegetables and a nice tangy creamy dressing.
This salad is great to have on hand throughout the week and keeps its flavor when refrigerated. Perfect for a quick lunch on the go or for a last-minute gathering. If you enjoy this Broccoli Cauliflower Salad, try pairing it with our Amish Tomato Salad or Amish Cucumber Salad for some added freshness and crunch.
Easily modify this recipe and add your favorite spices and vegetables. For a slightly healthier twist and keto version, check out our Keto Amish Broccoli Cauliflower Salad. Our Traditional Amish Potato Salad would also be a great accompaniment to this dish!
Vegetable salads are a great way to get those veggies in and use up all those seasonal vegetables. These salads also pack great in picnics and offer a quick way to feed a lot of mouths.
If you want to create the best Amish picnic spread, we recommend checking out our Vintage Handcrafted Picnic Basket.
This basket is one of our go-to for picnics or any outdoor gathering, and it even comes up with a tray and lid. Create the most beautiful picnics with this basket and of course with our Amish vegetable salads. Just pack and go!
Amish Broccoli Cauliflower Salad
Amish BroccolI Cauliflower Salad is a delightful summer picnic salad with all our favorite ingredients like bacon, eggs, sunflower seeds, and a creamy mayonnaise dressing. A super veggie salad that everyone will love!
1 bunch of broccoli, separated
1 head cauliflower, separated
8 bacon strips, fried and crumbled
1 c. chopped tomatoes (seedless)
1/3 c. chopped onion
2 tbsp. Vinegar (white or apple cider)
2 hard-boiled eggs (diced)
1 c. sunflower seeds (optional)
1 c. mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3 c. sugar
In a large bowl, combine broccoli, cauliflower, bacon bits, onion, tomatoes, eggs, and sunflower seeds. Optional: Blanch broccoli and cauliflower in boiling water for 2-3 minutes, then place in cold water.
In a small mixing bowl combine mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, dill, and pepper.
Combine all ingredients well with the mixture.
For best results, refrigerate for one hour before serving. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3-5 days.
- While this recipe calls for sugar, it can easily be replaced with honey or nothing. The dressing is flavorful enough without sugar but it just comes down to your taste preferences.
- For a vegetarian version: Easily make this dish vegetarian by simply serving the bacon bits on the side or removing them completely.
- For a keto version: For a keto-friendly alternative, try our Keto Amish Broccoli Cauliflower Salad.
What goes well with Amish Broccoli Cauliflower salads?
Amish Broccoli Cauliflower is a great side dish and pairs well with various meat dishes. It is a great addition to any casserole or heartier dishes. If you enjoy this Amish Broccoli Cauliflower Salad, you should check out more of our Amish Vegetable Salad recipes:
How to store Amish Broccoli Cauliflower salads?
Amish Broccoli Cauliflower is best served after one hour of refrigeration. Or prepare 1-2 days in advance and store for up to 3-5 days.