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BEST CAULIFLOWER SALAD WITH BACON RECİPES

BEST CAULIFLOWER SALAD WITH BACON RECİPES

This cauliflower salad is tender cauliflower florets tossed with bacon and cheddar cheese in a creamy dressing. A low carb alternative to potato salad that’s packed full of savory flavors!

When I’m looking for a hearty salad with bold flavors, I whip up a bowl of avocado tuna saladseafood salad, or this cauliflower salad loaded with bacon, cheese and herbs.

Potato salad is delicious and all, but sometimes I’m trying to keep my carbs in check. This cauliflower salad has all the same great flavors of potato salad, but with a fraction of the carbs.

HOW DO YOU MAKE CAULIFLOWER SALAD?

This salad starts with cooked cauliflower florets, which go in a large bowl along with cheddar cheese cubes, crumbled bacon and green onions. A creamy mayonnaise based dressing is poured over the top, and everything gets tossed together. Garnish with additional bacon and green onions, then serve and enjoy.

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HOW TO COOK CAULIFLOWER

You’ll need to cook your cauliflower for this salad, and there are a few different techniques you can use. I typically just blanch my cauliflower, but any of these methods will work just fine.

TIPS FOR THE PERFECT SALAD

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CAULIFLOWER SALAD VARIATIONS

You can add different ingredients to this salad to customize it to your tastes.

Cauliflower Salad

This cauliflower salad is tender cauliflower florets tossed with bacon and cheddar cheese in a creamy dressing. A low carb alternative to potato salad that’s packed full of savory flavors!
 CourseSalad
 CuisineAmerican
 Keywordcauliflower salad
 Prep Time20 minutes
 Cook Time5 minutes
 Total Time25 minutes

INGREDIENTS

For the salad

  • 4 cups cauliflower florets cooked, see cooking methods described in post
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and crumbled, plus more for garnish if desired
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese cut into small cubes
  • 1/3 cup green onions thinly sliced, plus more for garnish if desired

For the dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

For the salad

    • Place the cauliflower, bacon, cheese and green onions in a large bowl.

For the dressing

  • Whisk the dressing ingredients together until smooth.
  • Pour the dressing over the cauliflower mixture. Toss gently to coat everything in the dressing. Sprinkle with additional bacon and green onions if desired, then serve.

NUTRITION

Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 269IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 131mg
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