Roasted Cauliflower and Lentil Salad with a Rhubarb and Redcurrant Vinaigrette

Roasted Cauliflower and Lentil Salad with a Rhubarb and Redcurrant French dressing

As rhubarb season is simply starting, we have been joyful to take pleasure in this scrumptious salad dressed with a particular French dressing.

Serving Measurement: four


for the salad:

  • 1 cauliflower
  • 1 cup puy lentils
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • handful chives, chopped

for the French dressing:

  • 2 stalks rhubarb
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ cup redcurrant syrup or jam
  • ½ teaspoon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • pinch salt and pepper


  1. Reduce the cauliflower into small florets.
  2. Place the cauliflower items on a cookie sheet ready with baking parchment.
  3. Drizzle a little bit of olive oil over the cauliflower items and sprinkle with a pinch of salt.
  4. Place within the oven and roast till flippantly browned (15-20 minutes).
  5. In the meantime, prepare dinner the lentils. Place the cup of lentils in 2½ cups of frivolously salted water and prepare dinner till smooth for about 15 minutes. You need them delicate however but nonetheless holding their type, al dente.
  6. On the similar time, wash the rhubarb and place in a sauce pan.
  7. Cowl with water and prepare dinner the rhubarb till delicate.
  8. As soon as delicate, take away from the warmth and puree.
  9. Add the purple currant sauce or jam.
  10. Add the mustard, vinegar and oil and blend properly or puree once more.
  11. Season to style with salt and pepper and probably a little bit of sugar or extra redcurrant syrup if you would like it sweeter.
  12. To organize the salad: Drain the lentils and place in a bowl.
  13. Add the cumin and blend.
  14. Chop the chives and add to the lentils.
  15. Add the roasted cauliflower items and flippantly toss to combine.
  16. We served the nice and cozy salad on a small mattress of lettuce dressed with the rhubarb French dressing. You may additionally contemplate including a couple of cubes of non-dairy cheese, nevertheless we discovered the salad scrumptious already.