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Keto Broccoli Salad

Who says you can't have your favorite potluck side dish on the Ketogenic diet? This low-carb Keto salad has broccoli, bacon, cheese, onion, and sunflower/pumpkin seeds in a mayonnaise dressing.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 10 servings
Calories 266 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh broccoli cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced finely
  • 1/2 cup sunflower or pumpkin seeds
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 5 tablespoons low-carb sweetener (Erythritol) (more or less to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled

Instructions

  1. Combine broccoli, red onion, sunflower or pumpkin seeds, and cheese in a large bowl.

  2. In a separate bowl, mix the mayonnaise, sweetener and vinegar together until smooth. Stir into the salad.

  3. Let salad chill for about 3 hours. It may not seem like enough dressing but after it chills the dressing marinates and is plenty. This also allows the flavors to meld. Stir in the bacon right before serving.

    Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Recipe Notes

I like to add the bacon right before serving to keep it crispy.

Nutrition Facts
Keto Broccoli Salad
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 266 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 8g16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.