Satisfy that crunch crave with this Ranch Cauliflower Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese for a deliciously healthy low carb side dish!
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Cauliflower meets broccoli and collides with bacon and cheese, then gets smothered in ranch dressing.
This extra delicious low carb salad takes no take to whip up which is great for any day of the week!
If you are having company for dinner, this Ranch Cauliflower Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese can be made earlier in the day to allow for more visiting time!
I hope you love this salad as much as I do!
What you’ll need to make this salad
It’s almost all in the name! All you need is 7 ingredients to make this delicious Ranch Cauliflower Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese.
There is cauliflower, broccoli, bacon, cheddar cheese, green onion, pumpkin seeds and ranch dressing!
Ranch Cauliflower Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese Recipe
I think you are going to love how fast and easy this recipe is to throw together.
Start by heating up a skillet on medium heat and once hot, add the bacon and fry until crisp. Make sure it is cooked well, or you will lose some of the crunch bacon brings to this salad. Remove from the pan once crisp and set aside to cool slightly.
While the bacon is frying, chop up the veggies!
Chop both the cauliflower and broccoli into bite sized pieces. Add them to a medium mixing bowl.
Dice the cheese into smallish cubes, about 1/2 an inch cubed. Toss it in with the cauliflower, then dice up the green onion.
Mix the green onion and pumpkin seeds in with the cauliflower and broccoli, then stir in the ranch dressing.
Crumble the bacon into the salad and toss to coat.
Store in the refrigerator. This salad will last up to 5 days!
Homemade Ranch Dressing
Homemade ranch dressing is sooo much better than store bought! Warning, you’ll never go back to the store for ranch once you’ve made your own!
This Low Carb Ranch Dressing is such a great recipe and perfect for this Ranch Cauliflower Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese!
Don’t have time? No judgment here, just chose your favourite brand of dressing and go nuts!
What goes with Ranch Cauliflower Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheese?
There are so many dishes that would LOVE to have this salad as their side kick! Here are a few ideas:
- Stuffed Chicken – recipe coming soon!
- Instant Pot Low Carb Ribs
- Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork
- Pesto Chicken
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Ranch Cauliflower Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheddar
- 6 slices bacon
- 1 medium head cauliflower
- 2 medium heads broccoli
- 200 g cheddar cheese
- 2 tbsp green onions
- ¼ cup roasted pumpkin seeds
- 1 cup ranch dressing try this homemade one!
- Mixing Bowl
- Heat a skillet on medium heat and once hot, add the bacon and fry until crisp, then remove and set aside to cool.
- While the bacon is frying, chop the cauliflower and broccoli into bite sized pieces. Add them to a medium mixing bowl.
- Dice the cheese into 1/2 inch cubes then toss it in with the cauliflower.
- Chop the green onion and add to the cauliflower along with the pumpkin seeds.
- Stir in the ranch dressing then crumble the bacon into the salad. Toss to coat.
Nutrition facts are an estimate only! The ingredients you choose could have different nutritional values than the ingredients I have used.This salad should make about 8 cups. Deduct fibre from the total carbs to get 5.2 g net carbs per 1 cup serving.