A low carb, high fibre & nutrient-dense in-season dish with roasted cauliflower and crunchy vegetables tossed in a vinaigrette.
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Roasted Cauliflower Salad with a Pumpkin Spiced Vinaigrette
PREHEAT OVEN 425 F | 220 C. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
WASH VEG. Cut cauliflower in ½ then into small bite-size florets.
SPREAD cauliflower pieces (no oil etc.) in an even layer; roast 30 mins – turn florets over.
ROAST another 10- 15 mins until tender with some nice crispy brown edges.
REMOVE from the oven; put cauliflower in a bowl and toss with ½ the vinaigrette.
ADD in the remaining sliced salad ingredients. Cut the radicchio into ¼’s, then slice thinly.
TOSS gently and serve garnished with parsley sprigs.
ADD all ingredients to a glass jar, shaker or blender and blend until well combined.
TASTE adjust salt & vinegar and spices to taste.
over a bed of crispy greens
top with Spiced Seeds
top with Cider & Spice Roasted Nuts
top with grilled tofu or halloumi
top with Grilled Chicken Pieces
top with Earth-Fire Hot Sauce from Thirty Acres Farm…. or any of their ferments, they do such a great job!!
PUMPKIN SPICE in a salad dressing ~ oh yes it’s fabulous!!
SWAP Radicchio for red cabbage, napa cabbage, chicory, endive or any bitter green you like.
SWAP Cauliflower or ADD squash, pumpkin, romesco or broccoli.
ADD cooked chickpeas or white beans or adzuki beans or lentils.