Recipe

Char-grilled cauliflower salad with tahini dressing

This fresh salad will be the hero of any dinner table and is just perfect for a light spring meal.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Char-grilled cauliflower salad
  • 1 cauliflower, florets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon ground sumac
  • 1/2 loaf sourdough bread, thick slices
  • 2 baby gem lettuce, leaves separated
  • 1 cup parsley leaves
  • 4 slice prosciutto, torn
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted hazelnuts
  • lemon wedges, to serve
Tahini dressing
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind

Method

Char-grilled cauliflower salad with tahini dressing
  • 1
    In a large bowl, toss cauliflower, half oil and sumac.
  • 2
    Preheat a char-grill plate on high. Grill cauliflower for 5-6 minutes each side until grill lines appear. Drizzle bread with remaining oil. Char-grill for 2 minutes each side. Set aside.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, to make tahini dressing; in a jug, whisk all ingredients until combined. Season to taste.
  • 4
    Arrange lettuce and parsley on a platter. Top with cauliflower and a drizzle of dressing. Scatter prosciutto and nuts over.
  • 5
    Serve with char-grilled bread and lemon wedges.

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