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Cauliflower Salad With Cilantro Lime Dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Our Cauliflower Salad With Cilantro Lime Dressing is a low carb side dish recipe that's bursting with fresh citrus flavor. Farm stand vegetables combine with tangy lime for this easy vegetable side dish. Serve at room temperature or chilled!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cauliflower rice salad, cauliflower salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 109 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  • 2 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 (8 ounce ) cucumber, chopped, 2 cups
  • 1 pint heirloom tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. lime zest
  • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  1. Place cauliflower rice in microwave-safe bowl. Add 2 Tablespoons water; cover and microwave until al dente, about 3 minutes. timing will depend on the wattage of your microwave. Uncover and cool slightly.
  2. In serving bowl combine olive oil, lime juice, lime zest, kosher salt, pepper and cilantro until blended.

  3. Stir in cauliflower rice, cucumber and tomatoes. Serve immediately or refrigerate.
Recipe Notes

Makes 6 cups.

Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips

  • Add lemon zest for a lemon lime dressing
  • Stir in chopped zucchini or yellow squash
  • Add fresh mint in place of the cilantro for a mint lime dressing
Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Salad With Cilantro Lime Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 259mg11%
Potassium 346mg10%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 666IU13%
Vitamin C 38mg46%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.