Turmeric-Roasted Cauliflower Salad

A main dish salad recipe that has to please because you get to choose the protein. We opted for salmon, but the roasted cauliflower and greens go great with the other options, too.

Turmeric-Roasted Cauliflower Salad
Prep Time:
15 mins
Roast Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 cups


  • 6 cup cauliflower florets

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 3 cup baby kale

  • ¼ cup slivered red onion

  • 1 recipe Tahini Vinaigrette

  • Desired Protein Choice

  • Chopped fresh cilantro

  • Lemon wedges

Tahini Vinaigrette

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste)

  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a 15x10-inch baking pan with foil. Spread cauliflower in pan. In a bowl stir together olive oil, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Drizzle over cauliflower; toss to coat. Roast 20 to 25 minutes or until cauliflower is crisp-tender. Let cool.

  2. In a large bowl combine kale, red onion, and Tahini Vinaigrette; toss to coat. Add cauliflower and lightly toss to combine. Divide salad among plates. Add Desired Protein Choice to salads. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with lemon wedges.

Tahini Vinaigrette

  1. In a small bowl combine all ingredients.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

151 Calories
10g Fat
16g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 151
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 264mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 150.6mg 753%
Calcium 155mg 12%
Iron 2.8mg 16%
Potassium 783mg 17%
Folate, total 105.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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