Chicken Salad Chick Broccoli Salad Recipe

Last Updated on March 7, 2024 by Lindsay Delk, RDN

This copycat Chicken Salad Chick broccoli salad recipe combines fresh broccoli with bacon, cheese, and creamy mayonnaise dressing. It’s an easy-to-make side dish, so get ready to whip up this yummy creation from Chicken Salad Chick today.

This post was written by Lindsay Delk, RDN. It is for informational purposes and is not intended to replace medical advice or instructions given by your healthcare provider. 

Chicken Salad Chick broccoli salad in a white dish with a fork

Why You’ll Love this Chicken Salad Chick Broccoli Salad Recipe

If you have had the broccoli salad from Chicken Salad Chick, then you know why you’ll love it! The combination of broccoli, salty bacon, and mozzarella and cheddar cheeses creates a delectable flavor. And the light yet slightly sweet mayonnaise dressing adds balance to this delicious salad. Plus, it’s healthy and easy to make with minimal prep time.

Recipe Ingredients & Benefits

Raw broccoli is the main ingredient in this recipe. Adding more vegetables to your diet can reduce your risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and cancer. And a review study found that eating more fruits and vegetables led to increased happiness, life satisfaction, and wellbeing.

Broccoli is rich in fiber, folate, vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium. It also has many phytonutrients, including sulforaphane. Sulforaphane may help with several health conditions, such as diabetes, cancer, osteoarthritis, and schizophrenia.

How to Make Chicken Salad Chick Broccoli Salad

Combine the broccoli florets, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, and bacon pieces in a large bowl.

All the ingredients for broccoli salad in a bowl

Whisk together the mayonnaise, water, white wine vinegar, and sugar in another small bowl until smooth.

A hand stirring the broccoli salad dressing

Pour the dressing over the broccoli mixture and stir until combined.

All the ingredients for broccoli salad mixed together with the dressing

Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Chicken Salad Chick broccoli salad in a white dish with a fork

Tips, Variations, & Substitutions

  • Use precooked bacon pieces to save time.
  • To make it easier to mix, combine all the ingredients for the dressing in a small jar and shake until combined.
  • Try using different types of cheese based on your preference.
  • For added crunch and flavor, add chopped almonds, sunflower seeds, whole flaxseed, chia seeds, or dried cranberries.
  • Try substituting cauliflower or Brussels sprouts for the broccoli.

Other Recipes to Try

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Rigatoni al Forno with Veggies

Overnight Oats with Frozen Fruit and Almonds

Roasted Asparagus and Carrots

Chicken Salad Chick broccoli salad in a white dish with a fork

Chicken Salad Chick Broccoli Salad Recipe

This copycat Chicken Salad Chick broccoli salad recipe combines broccoli, salty bacon, and mozzarella and cheddar cheeses. And the light yet slightly sweet mayonnaise dressing adds balance to this delicious salad. Plus, it’s healthy and easy to make with minimal prep time.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 185 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 c broccoli florets about 2 heads
  • 3/4 c shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 c shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c cooked bacon pieces
  • 1/2 c mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c water
  • 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp sugar

Instructions
 

  • Combine the broccoli florets, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, and bacon pieces in a large bowl.
  • Whisk together the mayonnaise, water, white wine vinegar, and sugar in another small bowl until smooth.
  • Pour the dressing over the broccoli mixture and stir until combined.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Notes

  • Use precooked bacon pieces to save time.
  • To make it easier to mix, combine all the ingredients for the dressing in a small jar and shake until combined.
  • Try using different types of cheese based on your preference.
  • For added crunch and flavor, add chopped almonds, sunflower seeds, or dried cranberries.
  • Try substituting cauliflower or Brussels sprouts for the broccoli.
Keyword broccoli, broccoli salad, Chicken Salad Chick

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