Cauliflower & carrot salad

Cauliflower & carrot salad

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins


Serves 4 - 6
Keep this healthy salad in the fridge to serve with cold meats or cheese

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal141
  • fat10g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre4g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.35g
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  • 1 small or ½ large cauliflower



    A brassica, like cabbage and broccoli, cauliflower is a mass of tiny, tightly packed flower…

  • 2 carrot, grated



    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp capers



    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub, which grows in the Mediterranean. As…

  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley



    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise


  1. Break cauliflower into florets, cutting any larger ones into thin slices. Mix with carrots, red onion, capers and chopped parsley. Whisk white wine vinegar with Dijon mustard, season, then whisk in olive oil and mayonnaise.

  2. Pour over the salad and mix well. Can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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Comments (5)

a.savina.yuksel's picture

No! Not impressed...

jocampbell1's picture

Loved it!

eleanormayo's picture

I made this for lunchboxes and added some parma ham & rocket, it didn't need the mayonnaise in my opinion.

drumlone's picture

Suprisingly good - never had raw cauilfower before in a salad and it was lovely.

omfmcmahon's picture

Definitely one to try if uve never eaten raw cauliflower before. I halved the recipe and added some bacon to it to make it ino a lunch for two.

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