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Roasted Cauliflower Salad w/ Lentils & Grapes
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Roasted Cauliflower Salad w/ Lentils & Grapes

Roasted Cauliflower Salad - cauliflower tossed with turmeric & curry powder, roasted until tender and golden, and then tossed with protein-packed lentils and sweet, juicy grapes. It's flavor and texture dynamite!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Salad/Entree
Cuisine: dairy free, egg free, gluten free, refined sugar free, soy free, vegan
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 217kcal

Ingredients

For the Roasted Cauliflower Salad

  • 1 head cauliflower (chopped into florets)
  • 1/2 red onion (sliced thin)
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup halved red seedless grapes
  • 1/2 cup dried lentils
  • 1 1/2 cups water (or vegetable broth)

For the dressing (makes about 1/2 cup)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower florets and sliced red onion with olive oil, 1 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp curry powder, and a pinch of salt. Spread into an even layer own the prepared baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes, until the cauliflower is tender and the red onion starts to caramelize.
  • In the meantime, bring the lentils and water to a boil, cover, turn heat down to med-low and simmer 15-20 minutes until tender, but not mushy.
  • When everything is cooked through, toss the cauliflower and onion mixture with the lentils and added in the red grapes.
  • Whisk all of the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl, adding just enough water until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Drizzle some of the dressing lightly over the salad and serve with extra dressing on the side. This salad tastes great warm, at room temperature or even cold!

Notes

This salad is great warm, at room temperature or even cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 535mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 950IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 1340mg | Iron: 1.1mg