SALAD

SPICY ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & CHICKPEA SALAD

The secret ingredient is always love !

Use this recipe as an inspirational guideline. I invite you to get creative, experiment, try new ingredients and different combos. If you don't have/like something, swap it out with something else. Taste as you go along. Trust your tastebuds and your gut...and most importantly, have fun!

Love x Mila*

VEGAN / LOW CARB / LOW GI / GREAT FOR A HEALTHY DINNER, LUNCH BOXES AND ENTERTAINING

Who doesn't love roasted cauliflower and chickpeas!? Even better when they've been roasted with tasty spices and flavours!


THIS SALAD IS GREAT FOR:

- dinner...as it's a hearty salad!

- when you're entertaining / make ahead and just add the spinach before you serve.

- leftovers or lunch the next day.

SPICY ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & CHICKPEA SALAD

SPICY ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & CHICKPEA SALAD

Ingredients

TO ROAST:

1 big Cauliflower


1 can Chickpeas / drained


2 - 4 tsp Curry Powder / add to taste


2 tsp crushed Coriander Seeds


2 Tbsp White Balsamic Vinegar / or regular Balsamic


1 Tbsp Maple Syrup or Honey


2 tsp Salt


1/4 cup Olive Oil


Lime or Lemon


TO FINISH THE SALAD:

  • Organic Baby Spinach

  • roughly 1 cup chopped Red Cabbage

  • 1/2 cup toasted Almond Flakes

SPICY ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & CHICKPEA SALAD

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C

  2. Cut the cauliflower into smaller bite-size florets.

  3. Add the Cauliflower and Chickpeas to an ovenproof dish or baking tray.

  4. In a small bowl or cup, add the Olive Oil, Maple Syrup, Balsamic Vinegar, Curry Powder, Coriander Seeds and Salt and mix well together.

  5. Pour the mixture over the cauliflower and chickpeas and give it a good mix until it's well coated.

  6. Roast it in the oven for roughly 40min or until it's roasted to your satisfaction. Check on it after 20min and maybe give it a stir so the other bits can roast.

  7. When you take it out of the oven, squeeze over some fresh lime juice. Add to taste.

  8. Once it's cooled down or before serving, you can add the fresh ingredients.

  9. This salad is very versatile so you can add and experiment with whatever you have available in the fridge. Here's some other goodies you can add: Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Avocado, Caramelized Onion...you get the idea! Enjoy! x

 

ENJOY + HAPPY EATING!

Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions, comments or requests. 

I would love to hear if you've tried the recipe and what you think of it!

Love x Mila*