Roasted Cauliflower, Cranberry & Almond Salad

The perfect way to dress your veggies to impress. The recipe makes a flavourful and visually impressive side dish. Additionally this colourful dish is perfect for your BBQ spread or for when entertaining guests. 

Gluten Free Roasted Cauliflower, Cranberry & Almond Salad Recipe

About the Recipe

  • For this easy yet impressive side dish first roast cauliflower for a sweet roasted flavour. Next top with the sweetness of cranberry sauce, the crunch of almonds, sweet pops or craisins and then the freshness of herbs.
  • Finally dress with a creamy and zesty yoghurt based dressing.
  • Add orange zest for a citrus note.
  • Use pistachios or roasted macadamias for a variation.
  • Instead of cauliflower use roasted broccoli.
  • For additional flavour dress cauliflower with infused olive oils. Such as lemon infused olive oil.
  • Use coconut yoghurt for dairy free.

Gluten Free Roasted Cauliflower, Cranberry & Almond Salad


To make the roasted cauliflower salad you will need:

  • Cauliflower – cut into steaks or florets and drizzle with olive oil to roast.
  • Roasted Almonds – using roasted adds a robust nutty flavour. You can also use raw however roasted is recommended for flavour and crunch.
  • Fresh herbs – buy as fresh as possible. Use herbs such as parsley, dill, coriander or your favourite leafy herbs.
  • Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce – this brand is preservative free.
  • Ocean Spray Original Craisins – these add a sweet pop of colour and flavour to the fudge. Favourably, this brand is also preservative free.
  • Coconut yoghurt – use an unsweetened coconut yoghurt for the dressing. Alternatively use unsweetened Greek yoghurt or yoghurt of choice.

Nutrition Tips:

  • This dish celebrates the goodness of vegetables using cauliflower as a main ingredient.
  • As well as being a source of healthy fats and protein, almonds provide fibre, vitamins and minerals. Both protein and healthy fats of also help to balance out the sugars for a nourishing salad that helps keep you fuller longer.
  • Adding Ocean Spray Original Craisins they add a source of fibre and antioxidants.

Dietary Notes:

This recipe is naturally:

  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free
  • Egg free / Vegan friendly
  • Preservative free

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Roasted Cauliflower, Cranberry & Almond Salad

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Roasted Cauliflower, Cranberry & Almond Salad

Colourful, fresh flavours for an impressive side dish. Gluten free, dairy free recipe.
Keyword Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6



  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut yoghurt or yoghurt of choice
  • 1/3 cup Ocean Spray Whole Cranberry Sauce 
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chives finely chopped
  • sea salt


  • Pre-heat oven to 180°C. 
  • Slice cauliflower into 1cm think steaks or large florets. 
  • In a large mixing bowl, toss cauliflower pieces in extra virgin olive oil to coat well. 
  • Transfer to a lined baking tray (use two if needed so they don’t overlap). Season with sea salt and pepper.
  • Roasted in oven for 25 minutes, turning at half way, cook until lightly golden and tender. 
  • Meanwhile, prepare dressing by combing yoghurt with lemon juice, chives and sea salt. Set aside.Place cauliflower steaks onto serving plates or platter. 
  • Just before serving dollop Ocean Spray Whole Cranberry Sauce across steaks and generously drizzle dressing over top. Finish with Ocean Spray Original Craisins®, fresh parsley and dill to serve.

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This recipe was created by nutritionist and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons in proud partnership with Ocean Spray.


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