Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Roasted cauliflower florets are the crunchy centerpiece of this salad, which is dressed with a sprightly vinaigrette.
The Martha Stewart Show, January 2011
  • Yield Serves 4
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  • 2 heads cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup pitted green olives
  • 1/4 cup cleaned, trimmed, and thinly sliced radishes
  • 4 cups watercress
  • 1/2 cup whole parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 3/4 cup Apple-Cider Vinaigrette


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

  2. Place cauliflower in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil; season with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Transfer to a baking sheet and roast cauliflower until golden brown, about 25 minutes. Set aside and let cool, 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. Transfer cauliflower to a bowl and add cherries, almonds, olives, radishes, watercress, parsley, and cheese. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to combine and serve.

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