“Anti” Pasta Cauliflower Salad

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups of raw cauliflower, chopped
  • ½ cup radicchio, chopped
  • ½ cup artichoke hearts, chopped
  • ⅓ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan
  • 3 Tbsp sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp kalamata olives, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. First, cook your finely chopped cauliflower in the microwave for five minutes. Don't add any liquid or seasoning to it, just spread it on a microwave safe dish and zap it. Let the cauliflower cool while you prep the other ingredients.
  2. Combine the radicchio, artichoke hearts, basil, parmesan, sundried tomatoes, olives, and garlic in a medium bowl.
  3. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the olive oil and vinegar, then pour it over the salad. Toss to combine, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Can be served room temperature or chilled.