Roasted Cauliflower

by Tikofoods
4 Servings
25 min

This roasted cauliflower salad might just be my new favorite side dish! The vinaigrette is UNREAL.

I was craving some food that would remind me of travelling to the Middle East so I paired this dish with Middle Eastern chicken thighs, caramelized onions, a tahini salad, homemade pita, and homemade labneh.

Cauliflower is such a great way to get your healthy carbs. I opted to serve this with my dinner instead of having rice, and I am so glad that I did.

My partner ate 3 of the 4 servings it made - and doesn't even like cauliflower! I highly recommend this amazing yet super easy dish.

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Recipe details
  • 4  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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For the Cauliflower
  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 tbsp dried currants
  • white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp sumac
  • 2 tsp zaatar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
For the Viniagrette
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Cut your cauliflower into florets
Add them to the air fryer and add 1 tbsp of olive oil
Season with all the seasonings and mix together
Air fry the cauliflower at 400 F for 15 minutes, turning them or shaking the fry basket halfway
While the cauliflower is cooking, heat a small dry pan on the stove at medium heat
Add the pine nuts and roast them in the pan until golden brown - be sure to stir frequently and keep an eye on them as they can quickly burn!
Once the pine nuts are golden brown, set them aside on a plate to avoid further cooking or burning
Chop the parsley and prepare the vinaigrette (recipe below)
Mix the cauliflower, vinaigrette, chopped parsley, and dried currants then serve
Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Add olive oil ,dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper to a small bowl
Whisk all the ingredients together
  • Dried currants can be substituted for fresh currants, pomegranate seeds, or raisins
  • If you don't have an air fryer, you can roast the cauliflower in the oven at 450 F for 25 minutes, flipping halfway
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