Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Spicy Dressing

by August 14, 2014

Deliciously spicy salad with juicy sweet raisins, roasted cauliflower and chickpeas.

Eating Style:

Candida Friendly, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:




  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 tablespoon Harissa (Tunisian hot chili sauce)
  • 1 head cauliflower, separated into bite-sized florets
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1 sweet onion, sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon grape seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ cup loosely packed, finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • ½ cup loosely packed, finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • Sea salt, to taste (I used 2 pinches)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400F and set out a large baking sheet.
  2. Add lemon juice, raisins and harissa to a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Add cauliflower florets, cooked chickpeas, onion, oil and cumin seeds to the large baking sheet and stir with your hands to coat all pieces in oil. Slide the baking sheet in the oven and roast veggies for 30 minutes, rotating once, or until cauliflower tops are lightly blackened. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  4. Add everything to a large bowl: roasted veggies, parsley, cilantro and soaked raisins with juices. Stir to coat, add salt to taste and serve!


Harissa can be purchased in the ethnic isle of any grocery store.
I used a white valencia onion.
Extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil would work well in this recipe.

Nutrition Information Per Serving



Calories from Fat:


Total Fat:

11 g

Saturated Fat:

1 g


3 mg


168 mg


49 g

Dietary Fiber:

11.9 g

Net Carbs:

37.1 g


20.3 g


11.9 g

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