If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious recipe that is easy to make and perfect for any occasion, you have to try this cauliflower salad with parsley pesto. Cauliflower salad is packed with flavor and nutrients. It’s perfect as a light lunch or a side dish for dinner.
Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that can be used in many different dishes, and it’s also very healthy. It’s rich in vitamins and minerals, and it’s also a good source of fiber. The parsley pesto, which is the star of this recipe, is also very nutritious. Parsley is a good source of antioxidants, vitamin K, and vitamin C, and it’s also a natural diuretic.
How to make Cauliflower salad with parsley pesto
To make this salad, you’ll need a head of cauliflower, some parsley leaves, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. You’ll start by roasting the cauliflower in the oven until it’s tender and lightly browned. While the cauliflower is roasting. You’ll make the parsley pesto by blending the parsley, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and seasonings together until the pesto is smooth.
Once the cauliflower is done roasting, you’ll transfer it to a large mixing bowl and add the parsley pesto. Toss everything together until the cauliflower is evenly coated with the pesto. You can serve the salad immediately. Or you can chill it in the refrigerator for an hour or two before serving.
This cauliflower salad with parsley pesto is perfect for any occasion. It’s great as a light lunch or as a side dish for dinner, and it’s also a great option for potlucks and parties. It’s also very easy to customize this recipe to your liking. You can add other vegetables, such as carrots or bell peppers, or you can add some protein, such as peas or chickpeas. I like to top my salad with vegan feta cheese for more flavourful dish.
In conclusion, if you’re looking for a healthy and delicious recipe that is easy to make and perfect for any occasion. You have to try this cauliflower salad with parsley pesto. It’s packed with flavor and nutrients, and it’s sure to become a new favorite in your household.
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Cauliflower Salad with Parsley pesto
- 1 head cauliflower cut in florets
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp peas fresh or canned
- 10 g vegan feta cheese
- ⅓ tsp chili flakes
- ½ cup fresh parsley
- 3 cloves garlic
- ⅓ cup toasted pine nuts
- ⅓ cup olive oil
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ of one lemon juice
- Preheat the oven to 200C.
- Spread the cauliflower florets in a single layer on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast the cauliflower in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until it is tender and lightly browned.
- While the cauliflower is roasting, make the parsley pesto. In a mortar of food processor, combine the chopped parsley, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Blend until the pesto is smooth and well combined.
- Once the cauliflower is done roasting, transfer it to aserving plate. Top it with peas, pesto sauce, vegan feta cheese, chili flakes and some more chopped parsley.
- Serve it and enjoy!