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Cool Mint Cauliflower Salad (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


Cauliflower Salad:

  • 1 large head white or green cauliflower
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 small fennel bulb, sliced (reserving 1/4 cup chopped green fronds)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 cup frozen lima beans or peas, thawed

Creamy Dressing:

  • ½ cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon or whole grain mustard
  • 1 half lemon, juice and zest
  • Black pepper and sea salt to taste (optional)


  1. To make cauliflower salad: Pour boiling water over cauliflower and allow to stand for 1 minute. Drain away water and cool in an ice bath. Mix cooled cauliflower with green onions, fennel, mint, parsley, and lima beans or peas.
  2. To make creamy dressing: In a small dish, mix together mayonnaise, mustard, and lemon juice and zest.
  3. Mix dressing into cauliflower mixture and distribute well. Add pepper and salt to achieve desired taste (optional). Chill until serving time.


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 102
  • Sugar: 1.5 g
  • Sodium: 300 mg
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: salad, cool salad, minty