Cauliflower Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Aroostook

"Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar" (1894) Mark Twain =) Love this simple salad. A great take along side-dish for picnics and potlucks as it has an oil and vinegar base.

Top Review by sugarpea

I'd like to have this in my frig, on demand, all the time. Loved it. I cut the dressing in half and thought that was plenty. Nice looking salad as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim the cauliflower and separate it into flowerets.
  2. Cover with boiling water and poach for 5 minutes.
  3. Plunge immediately into cold water and drain thoroughly.
  4. Place the cauliflower in a large bowl and add the onion, black and green olives, gherkins.
  5. Combine the oil and vinegar, add salt and pepper to taste and blend well.
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad, sprinkle with basil and toss until coated with dressing.
  7. Chill for several hours, tossing occasionally.
  8. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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