Shaved Cauliflower Salad Recipe


Hello Guys Welcome Back My New Blog Here You Will Learn Shaved cauliflower Salad Recipe. salad with shaved cauliflower It adds a nutritious edge to the meal and can be prepared just before serving. So get ready to put some raw florets into a nutritious and tasty salad.

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Thin slices of cauliflower florets pouring with creamy smooth Dijon dressing make up the shaved cauliflower salad. With a zesty twist and a hint of seasoning tastes from garlic powder, pepper, and salt, it’s ready to eat. The lettuce leaves give the salad more nutrition and freshness.

What Kind of Shaved Cauliflower Salad Equipment Do You Need?

  • Mix the ingredients and prepare the salad in a large mixing bowl.
  • Spatula- Toss the vegetables with the salad dressing with a spatula.
  • A whisk can be used to blend the ingredients together for a creamy salad dressing.
  • A sharp kitchen knife can be used to cut the vegetables for the salad.

What are the ingredients for a shaved cauliflower salad?

  • Lime zest- Toss in a teaspoon of finely grated lemon zest to give the salad a tangy edge.
  • Lime juice- Add one-fourth cup of lemon juice to the salad to give it a zesty flavour.
  • Provide a teaspoon of Dijon mustard to the salad dressing to enhance the flavour and add a bit of mustard flavour to the salad.
  • Honey is a healthier and sweeter alternative to ordinary sugar. Add a spoonful of honey to the salad for a subtle sweetness
  • Olive oil keeps the salad dressing’s consistency and gently coats all of the vegetables with the flavours and spices added to the salad.
  • Kosher salt- To enhance the tastes in the salad, season with kosher salt to taste.
  • To make the salad spicy, add freshly ground black pepper.
  • Cauliflower florets- Cauliflower is the main ingredient in this dish. Cauliflower florets are thinly sliced (lengthwise) to make a half-small cauliflower head.
  • A spoonful of nutritional yeast should be added to the salad mixture. It has a little nutty and cheesy flavour. Add a teaspoon of nutritional yeast to the salad as well.
  • Provide two cups of lollo rosso lettuce or romaine lettuce to your salad to add the richness of green leaves. Before putting the lettuce into the salad, make sure it’s cut into one-inch broad strips.
  • Frisee is the curled endive leaves that give the salad a slightly bitter and spicy flavour.
  • Use two ounces of parmesan cheese in the salad to boost the flavour and offer some variety to each bite. You can also add grated parmesan cheese to the salad as a finishing touch.

Steps To Make Shaved Cauliflower Salad

1. Prep the Salad Dressing 

In a mixing bowl, combine lime juice, Dijon mustard, lemon zest, honey, and olive oil, whisking constantly. Season with freshly ground black pepper and kosher salt.


2. Toss in Cauliflower and Lettuce

Add cauliflower florets, lettuce leaves, and frisee to the bowl containing salad dressing. Toss the veggies in the bowl after adding nutritional yeast, parmesan, salt, and pepper. 

3. Garnish and Serve

Serve the salad on a serving platter with parmesan cheese on top. Serve with a sprinkle of nutritional yeast on top.

Nutritional Information

Calories220 kcal
Carbohydrates10 g
Protein8 g
Fat18 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2 g
Monounsaturated Fat11 g
Cholesterol10 mg
Sodium276 mg
Potassium447 mg
Fiber4 g
Sugar4 g
Vitamin A359 IU
Vitamin C49 mg
Calcium221 mg
Iron1 mg

Shaved Cauliflower Salad Recipe

Shaved cauliflower salad has thin cauliflower florets and lettuce leaves tossed with Dijon salad dressing. This salad is loaded with the flavors of lemon zest, lemon juice, mustard, and nutritional yeast. Parmesan cheese adds more flavor and delight to this Thanksgiving salad. It’s super easy to make and gets ready within 15 minutes.


PREP TIME-15 mins, TOTAL TIME-15 mins, CALORIES-220 kcal


  • Bowl
  • Spatula
  • Whisk
  • Knife


  • 10 ounces Cauliflower Florets
  • 2 cups Lollo Rosso Lettuce (Romaine lettuce)
  • 2 cups Frisee (torn)
  • 2 ounces Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • In a mixing dish, combine the lemon juice, lemon zest, honey, and Dijon mustard. Mix them thoroughly while gently pouring in the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper in this salad dressing.
  • Add thinly sliced cauliflower florets, lettuce, and frisee to the bowl. Toss the salad mixture with nutritional yeast in a mixing bowl. Mix in the parmesan cheese one more.
  • Serve the salad on a serving plate with parmesan cheese on top. Serve with a teaspoon of nutritional yeast on top of the salad.

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