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Recipe: Cauliflower Salad with Mint, Pomegranates, and Nigella Seeds 19.12.17 · comments (0)


  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 head of cauliflower (about 1½ pounds), broken into large florets, sliced as thinly as possible
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped mint
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives
  • ¼ cup nigella seeds
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Kosher salt

Ingredient Info

  • Pungent and peppery nigella seeds, also called kalonji or black onion seeds, can be found at Indian markets and online.


  • Mix lemon zest, lemon juice, and orange juice in a large bowl. Add cauliflower, pomegranate seeds, mint, parsley, chives, nigella seeds, and oil and toss to coat; season with salt.