Fall Broccoli Salad (with apples, sweet potato and dried cranberries)

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt


Classic broccoli salad with a fall twist. Everything you love about a broccoli salad plus sweet potatoes, dried cranberries, granny smith apples and a hint of pumpkin pie spice! 




1 cup mayonnaise

1 1/2 tbsp honey

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

2 tsp poppy seeds

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice


8 cups raw broccoli florets, cut into bite sized pieces

1 cup sweet potato*

1 cup green apple, cut into small chunks with skin on

1/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese, cut into small pieces

6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled

1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup pecans, chopped

1/4 cup dried cranberries



In a small bowl whisk together all of the dressing ingredients


Add the broccoli to a large bowl

Add all the other ingredients, toss

Pour the dressing over the broccoli salad, use a large spoon to mix to evenly coat

Refrigerate overnight before serving cold


* Peel the sweet potato and slice it into bite sized pieces. Bake in the oven at 400°F for about 20 minutes or in the air fryer for 10-12 minutes.

  • Category: side dish

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