Olive Magazine
A Long Platter Topped with Roasted Cauliflower, Lentils and Slices of Avocado

Miso roasted cauliflower, avocado and lentil salad

Published: February 16, 2022 at 12:19 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Fibre-rich cauliflower is roasted in a miso dressing – also filled with probiotics – and turned into a rustic salad with pickled onions and lentils. It's delicious and great for your gut too

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
low insalt1.2g

Make this rustic salad, then check out our turmeric roasted cauliflower salad, cauliflower couscous salad and more vegetarian salad recipes.


  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 75ml cider vinegar
  • 1½ tbsp miso paste
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp runny honey
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 cauliflower, leaves removed and cut into florets (580g prepared weight)
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 avocados, cubes
  • 250g ready-cooked puy lentils
  • 100g radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 10g coriander, roughly chopped


  • STEP 1

    Combine the onion and vinegar in a small bowl with a pinch of salt, and set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Combine the miso, 2 tbsp of the olive oil, ½ tsp of the honey and all the garlic in a large bowl. Add the cauliflower and toss through the miso mixture. Season, then spread out on a baking tray lined with baking paper and transfer to the oven. Roast for 30 minutes, stirring halfway through, until tender and golden on the edges. Set aside to cool.

  • STEP 3

    Combine the remaining honey and lemon juice in a small bowl, and whisk in the remaining olive oil. Put the roasted cauliflower, avocado, lentils and radishes in a large bowl. Add the dressing and coriander, and toss together. Season to taste, divide between four plates and serve, dressed with the pickled onions.

Try our best cauliflower recipes here:

Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry Recipe

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating


Sponsored content