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Purple Cauliflower Salad (Sicilian Style!) with olives, grains, capers, parlsely scallions and pickled onions. This vegan healthy salad is easy to make and keeps for several days, perfect for meal prep! | #cauliflowersalad #vegansalad #roastedcauliflowersalad #purplecauliflower

Purple Cauliflower Salad- Sicilian Style

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: salad, vegan salad
  • Method: roasted
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Purple Cauliflower Salad (Sicilian Style!) with kalamata olives, capers, grains parsley scallions and pickled onions. This vegan healthy salad is easy to make and keeps for several days, perfect for meal prep!


Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower, purple if possible
  • olive oil to coat
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • zest of one lemon
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  • 2 cups cooked grain- black rice, quinoa, freekah, farro, etc….
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/2 cup Italian parsley, chopped

Dressing:

Optional Garnishes: Pickled onions, marcona almonds, chili flakes, shaved pecorino


Instructions

Preheat oven to 425F

Set grains to cook on the stove. Cook and cool to room temp.

Cut cauliflower into bite-sized florets, lightly toss in olive oil, salt and lemon zest. Spread out on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Roast 25 minutes, or until fork-tender, turning halfway through. Let cool.

Make the dressing, whisking all in a bowl.

Feel free to toss salad ingredients the dressing in a bowl or layer them in a shallow bowl. If layering, start wth the grain, add the cauliflower, olives, capers, scallions, parsley, pickled onions, optional almonds/pecorino and sprinkle with chili flakes.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup

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