Tossed with a bright, zesty dressing, raw cauliflower shines in this simple salad.
3 cups grated cauliflower*
½ finely diced carrot
½ cup finely diced red bell pepper
⅓ cup finely diced scallions
¼ cup minced cilantro
1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons agave nectar or honey
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 teaspoon minced jalapeño pepper
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, ginger, jalapeño and agave nectar or honey. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
2. In a large bowl, stir together the cauliflower, carrot, red bell pepper, scallions and cilantro. Toss with the dressing and serve immediately or cover and chill under ready to serve.
*Tip: To grate the cauliflower, simply grate large sections against a box or cheese grater, or in a food processor using the grating blade.