Your Stuff (0) & MENU PLANNER:

Crunchy Cauliflower Salad

SAVE THIS RECIPE SAVED! REMOVE THIS RECIPE ADD TO MEAL PLAN PRINT

There are not many recipes that feature cauliflower in its raw form. We searched high and low to find a way to highlight raw cauliflower for our preschool curriculum. It's an interesting combination of ingredients that end up working really well together! This is a featured recipe from our Preschool Food Adventure.

Ingredients

Food
Amt
Units
Prep
Notes
1 head cauliflower, finely diced
cauliflower
1
head
finely diced
1 apple, diced
apples
1
diced
2 avocados, diced
avocados
2
diced
1 lime, juiced and zested
limes
1
juiced and zested
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons
2 tablespoons chopped mint
chopped mint
2
tablespoons
1 shallots, finely minced
shallots
1
finely minced
2 tablespoons honey
honey
2
tablespoons
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
dijon mustard
2
tablespoons
¼ cup olive oil
olive oil
¼
cup
¼ cup water
water
¼
cup
optional: 1 cup roasted chickpeas
optional: roasted chickpeas
1
cup

Method

Remove cauliflower from stalk and finely dice. Dice apples and add to a large bowl with the diced cauliflower. Remove avocado from skin and set aside in a separate small bowl. Tear or chop parsley and mint. Add to large bowl with cauliflower and apple. Zest limes into a separate small bowl and add lime juice. Then mince shallot and add to lime juice with honey, oil, and water. Whisk dressing together. Pour dressing over the salad and mix gently. Add the avocado after salad is mixed. Top with optional chickpeas for an extra crunch!

Prep time
10 min
Cook time
0 min
Yields/Serves:
6

Yum Ratings

😫😟😐😀😍 “Cauliflower is my favorite! I'm still practicing mustard though” —Maggie, age 4
😫😟😐😀😍 “I love the avocado on top!” —Chase, age 5
😫😟😐😀😍 “Super Yum! I want some more, please!” —Noah, a grown-up