Saffron cauliflower and mushroom salad

When one thinks of salads, typical ingredients such as lettuce, tomato or cucumber come to mind. Cooked vegetables can be a perfect match for making a different salad, and also giving us the option to eating the vegetables cold or warm.


In today’s post, we’ll be using this healthy vegetable, as it is very low in fat and in calories (20 kcal/100 grams) due to its high water content. Cauliflower is a powerhouse of a vegetable and is loaded with amazing health benefits and properties, it is said to have curative and protective properties. In this article you can consult the best 8 healthy benefits of cauliflower.


If you want to get away from the traditional salad and spend a few more minutes in the kitchen, then this is a recipe that you shouldn’t miss out on.



  • 1 small-medium cauliflower
  • 150 g mushrooms
  • 30-40 g lettuce
  • 1 handful black olives
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ cup Sherry wine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup EVOO
  • Salt



Wash and cut the cauliflower into relatively small florets, which can be eaten easily. Add into in a pot with cold water, laurel and salt. Bring the water to a boil and remove from heat.  Place the cauliflower into a colander and pour cold water so as stop the boiling process. Set aside the boiled water for later use.


In a pot, add the sherry wine and mushrooms over low-medium heat, and bring to a boil, and then remove from the heat.


In a deep dish, add the olive oil, with lemon juice and saffron.  Mix a little and set aside.


Add the mushrooms and sherry wine mixture to the cauliflower


Finely chop the tomato and lettuce and add to the cauliflower. Similarly add the olives.  Then add the vinaigrette and mix all ingredients well.


As mentioned earlier, the salad can be served right away, so that it is a little warm, or it can be set aside in the refrigerator so as to be eaten cold.  It depends on how one wishes to eat the salad.


Did you like this recipe?  If you want to discover more recipes with cauliflower please consult the cauliflower cream with saffron or saffron vegetable mix. Tell us which recipe you have decided on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter social networks.

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