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Summertime Keto Broccoli Salad

This delicious and refreshing keto broccoli salad recipe is perfect for a nice cool lunch by the pool at summertime. This salad is packed with nutrients and the fat you need to stay in ketosis.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almonds, bacon, beef and broccoli, broccoli salad, cheese, keto broccoli salad
Servings: 4

Ingredients

FOR THE SALAD

  • kosher salt
  • 3 heads broccoli cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 c. shredded Cheddar
  • 1/4 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. toasted sliced almonds
  • 3 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped chives

FOR THE DRESSING

  • 2/3 c. mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • In a medium pot or saucepan, bring 6 cups of salted water to a boil. While waiting for the water to boil, prepare a large bowl with ice water.
  • Add broccoli florets to the boiling water and cook until tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and place in the prepared bowl of ice water. When cool, drain florets in a colander.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk to combine dressing ingredients. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl and pour over dressing. Toss until ingredients are combined and fully coated in dressing. Refrigerate until ready to serve.