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Paleo, Whole30, and Keto Broccoli Salad | Wholesome-Joy.com

Whole30 and Keto Friendly Broccoli Salad

Kelly Favara
Broccoli crowns, dried cranberries, and walnuts tossed in a savory mayo dressing
Total Time 1 hr
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8


Salad Dressing

  • 1 batch of homemade mayonnaise such as my 60-second Wholesome-Joy mayo recipe*
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon pure maple syrup*
  • 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • 4 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 Pinch of black pepper

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 broccoli crowns washed and cut into bit size pieces, stems removed
  • 1/4 cup red onion minced
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries or raisins
  • 5-6 slices of bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped


  • Begin by preparing your salad dressing. Combine all ingredients and stir to incorporate. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Prep the remaining salad ingredients and place them into a large serving bowl.
  • Just before serving, pour the salad dressing over the broccoli mixture and toss/stir until all is incorporated.
  • Serve alongside your favorite protein and store the remaining salad in the refrigerator for up to one week.


*Omit ingredient if you are currently embarking on a Whole30. For those focused on a ketogenic lifestyle, substitute a drop or two of liquid stevia, swerve, or monkfruit.
My 60-second mayonnaise recipe: https://wholesome-joy.com/2017/08/01/60-second-homemade-mayonnaise/
Keyword Broccoli, Fall Recipes, Family Gatherings, Keto, Potluck, Salad, Thanksgiving sides, Weeknight, Whole30