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Spicy Cauliflower and Pomegranate Salad

Cauliflower and Pomegranate Salad

  • Author: The Green Creator
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 2 big bowls 1x
  • Category: salad, supper, lunch, quick, dinner
  • Cuisine: vegan, plantbased, vegetarian, quick, healthy, sugarfree, glutenfree, dairyfree


A delicious spicy cauliflower salad with pomegranate and amazing flavours from the cumin, coriander, and pistachios.


  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 1 tablespoon each: cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fennel seeds, crushed or pounded using a pestle and mortar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons (cold-pressed) extra-virgin olive oil
  • cayenne pepper, to taste
  • Celtic sea salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup mixed coriander and parsley leaves, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cup (toasted) pistachios (roughly chopped if you prefer)


  1. Preheat the oven to 175°C.
  2. Place the cauliflower in a baking dish and sprinkle with the spices, garlic, olive oil and cayenne pepper. Season with salt and pepper. Toss well and place in the oven for 25 minutes or until tender and slightly brown golden.
  3. Then place the cauliflower in a large bowl and add the herbs, pomegranate seeds and pistachios.
  4. Toss together and serve either warm or cold.