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Roasted Cauliflower Kale Salad

Do you love salads? Salads for me right after soup are the most favorite dishes. Love them plain, with surprises with meat or without. I am always experimenting when it comes to salads. They are perfect food on the go and super healthy. Today I like to show you how I make kale salad with roasted cauliflower. This salad was inspired by my favorite Chopt Restaurant where you can experiment with your favorites. It is time to write all up for you and hopefully my kids. Healthy way to eat


green kale and cauliflower salad

INGREDIENTS

For cauliflower

  • 1 head cauliflower, leaves removed, bottom stem trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

For salad

  • 1 large bunch of kale stems removed and leaves roughly chopped
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

For vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

There are so many ways to eat cauliflower: raw and roasted or steamed. I have tried it all and it seams for this recipe roasted version is my favorite

Cut the cauliflower lengthwise into 3/4-inch slices. On a sheet pan, toss the cauliflower 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and red pepper flakes.



Arrange the cauliflower in a single layer.


cauliflower florets ready for roasting with a bit of olive oil

Roast for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking, until browned.


roasted cauliflower florets

For the vinaigrette, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Drizzle over the salad. You can also use your own favorite dressing


Make your Easy delicious roasted cauliflower kale salad almost instantly as a part of dinner entree or top it with chicken for lunch

I love cauliflower! Topped with Chimichurri sauce as a steak is my other favorite way . Check full recipe HERE


Variations

Expanding my repertoire, I made a roasted cauliflower kale salad.

I like to top my roasted cauliflower kale salad with some feta, nuts or any seeds I have at home. I did also add some cherry tomatoes too



My favorite lunch version is adding croutons with some grilled chicken .. yumm


This crispy chicken recipe is the one we often make together with this salad. Check details HERE


You may also like to add some delicious spicy potatoes. Check recipe HERE that my friend L’Briska from My Eclectic Treasures offered


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Make your Easy delicious roasted cauliflower kale salad almost instantly as a part of dinner entree or top it with chicken for lunch

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