Cauliflower Broccoli Salad

Jill Cooks


I know, I know, everyone has their own way of making this. So, here is mine.

The weather was so beautiful here today in the south that DH and I ate out on the patio and had this wonderful salad as a main course for dinner.

I cooked the bacon in the oven and made my own bacon bits.
Guess what----it's all gone!! :)
I'll let you in on a secret....
make the dressing the day before and let it sit overnight in the refrigerator. The ingredients have time to mingle.

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1 head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 heads broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
8 oz. block pepper jack cheese, cut into matchsticks


1 cup sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
a pinch of cayenne pepper or freshly ground pepper


1Put cauliflower, broccoli and cheese in a large bowl.
2Mix dressing ingredients together. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
3When ready to serve pour dressing over all and toss well to coat. Top with crumbled bacon.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy