Cauliflower Salad

Cauliflower Salad

Red Apple Cheese in this recipe:

Smoked Gouda Cheese

Time: 20 min prep
Servings: 6


  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 ½ cups diced Red Apple Cheese Smoked Gouda 
  • 8 oz Black Forest ham, diced
  • 1 cup diced sweet onion
  • ⅓ cup diced sour gherkin pickles
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives
  • 3 tbsp sour cream
  • 4 tsp cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 head Boston leaf lettuce, separate leaves


  1. Remove any leaves from cauliflower. In a large pot of boiling salted water, blanch cauliflower until tender-crisp, 3 minutes. Drain and chill under cold water; drain well. Cut into florets. Place in a large bowl along with cheese, ham, onion, gherkins, and apple.
  2. Whisk together mayonnaise, parsley, chives, sour cream, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Scrape over cauliflower mixture; toss to coat.
  3. Line plates with lettuce leaves. Top with salad.
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