Roasted Cauliflower Salad

This is one of our favorite market salads. The nuttiness of the cauliflower compliments the kale and sweet currants.  

makes ~4 cups

ingredients

1 cauliflower head, chopped 

3-4 Tbsp EVOO

½ Tbsp serrano pepper, minced (roughly ½ small serrano)

½ tsp salt

½ tsp turmeric

1 Tbsp amchur

½ Tbsp ginger purée


1 bunch kale, ribboned 

3 Tbsp currants 

3 Tbsp cup sesame seeds
 

Dressing

1 Tbsp dijon mustard

1 tsp lemon juice 

3 Tbsp mustard oil

1 tsp mustard seeds

 

    instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 300 F. 
       
    2. Separate cauliflower head into florets & cut stems into ½ inch pieces. Toss in oil, serrano pepper, salt, turmeric, amchur and ginger purée. Spread evenly on a sheet pan and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown in color. 
       
    3. Toss with kale, currants and sesame seeds. Set aside. 
       
    4. To make dressing, whisk together the dijon mustard and lemon juice. Pour over salad and mix to combine. 
       
    5. Heat up the mustard oil and pop the mustard seeds. Pour over the salad. Chill and serve. 

    notes

    *cauliflower greens should not be discarded. Cut the greens & stems to use in the salad.

    ideas / variations

    • Add toasted cashews or pepitas. 
    • Use raisins instead of currant.