I posted this photo on my Instagram stories earlier this week and seriously got TONS of replies asking for the recipe- so here it is! Who knew so many people loved roasted cauliflower!? I always thought I was in the minority. I could eat it every day.
The best part about this recipe is that I kind of just made it up. It started as this salad (linked HERE) and has kind of evolved over time. I buy a head of cauliflower almost weekly and chickpeas are a pantry staple so this is such an easy go-to. Fresh parsley isn't necessary but adds a little color and extra flavor! (another thing that's almost always on my grocery list).
A great way to make this salad even heartier is by adding a few stalks of chopped kale. Just add a little more olive oil to your dressing! My new favorite kitchen tip: mix your salad dressing up right in your salad bowl! Add salad ingredients and toss when you're ready.
Roasted Cauliflower + Chickpea Salad
1 large head of cauliflower, chopped into florets
1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup olive oil + more for drizzling
2 Tbsp. dijon mustard
1 lemon, juiced
handful flat leaf Italian parsley, chopped
salt + pepper
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Arrange cauliflower and chick peas in an even layer on a baking sheet. Toss with a bit of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 30 minutes, tossing about halfway through.
In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper. Once the cauliflower and chickpeas are done, transfer to the salad bowl and toss in the dressing. Add chopped parsley and toss once more.