For years I’ve been obsessed with Whole Foods Broccoli Crunch Salad, so I finally decided it was time to stop paying $10/lb for it and make it at home. This version is a perfect copycat of the natural grocery store’s recipe, complete with crisp bacon and sunflower seeds.
I suppose this is supposed to be a side dish, but I eat it all the time on its own for lunch. The perfect combination of salty, crunchy, creamy, and sweet, this “salad” hits all the right craving spots.
It’s also one of the VERY rare salads that is so much better if you make it ahead and let it sit! The flavors meld together and it softens the broccoli juuuuust enough.
But don’t let that stop you from making it and eating immediately. I just want to make sure you know your options here.
How long does broccoli salad keep in the fridge?
Once you make it, this broccoli salad recipe can be kept in a tightly closed container for up to six days in the fridge. Just make sure you give it a good stir before serving.
If you like this broccoli crunch recipe you might like:
Crunchy Broccoli Salad with Bacon
Just like the Whole Foods Broccoli Crunch Salad.
Recipe from basilandbubbly.com
head fresh broccoli
cut into florets
strips thick cut bacon
cooked and crumbled
roasted and salted sunflower seeds
diced red onion
In a large bowl, toss all ingredients together.
Serve immediately or let sit overnight and serve the next day, chilled.
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