Skip to Content

Chopped Radish Cauliflower Salad {easy, vegan, keto}

Fresh, crunchy, peppery and unique, this easy-to-make chopped radish cauliflower salad is an ideal mid-winter side dish. It keeps beautifully (bring on the crunch!), meaning it is a fantastic make & take salad for lunches, too.

chopped radish cauliflower salad in a blue bowl on a wood background

A Fresh New Take on Chopped Salad

Well hello there, everyone! I have a case of sunshine & lollipops because the grey skies are gone, sun is streaming through my office windows, and I (finally) do not need to sit on a heating pad to keep warm. Hurray for small victories!

I am hopeful that my post today will deliver some edible cheer and metaphorical sunshine. I can vouch for its ability to turn lunch from ho-hum to humdinger. It suits just about any eating plan/dietary needs (vegan, keto, paleo, weight watchers, happy-go-lucky-eat-everything), is packed with nutritious goodness, is cheap & easy (always good), and just darn delicious. Just 55 calories per generous serving, too.

It’s effortlessly beautiful, too.

 radish cauliflower salad in a blue and black pottery bowl with a wooden spoon


Ingredients for Chopped Radish Cauliflower Salad

First, the ingredients roundup. Its most likely you will only need to purchase three items to craft this salad in no time:

  • a bunch of radishes
  • a medium head of cauliflower (you will only use half, unless you double the recipe)
  • a heaping  handful of parsley

The remaining ingredients are pantry staples: salt, pepper, olive oil, vinegar (I use cider, but use what you have or prefer), and Dijon mustard. I use dried dill, too, but you’ll see that I have options for other herbs in the recipe.

tableau for chopped radish cauliflower salad

An Overlooked Rockstar: Radishes

The star of the recipe is, without doubt, radishes.

Despite being a mainstay in the produce department, you may not have used them much. Let’s change that, beginning with this salad. They have a slight sweetness, a subtle yet distinctive bite (somewhat peppery), and a satisfying crunch. They are ideal for chopped salads such as this because they keep their crisp texture, even after several days of refrigeration.

close up of a red radish in an antique pie plate

Their mid-winter wonderfulness extends to their nutrition. In addition to cancer-fighting antioxidants (e.g., sulforaphane and indole-3; read more here or here), radishes are terrific for battling winter colds due to their combination of vitamins (including C) and minerals. Go radishes!

chopped radish & cauliflower salad on a black plate

I’ve been loving this salad for lunches the past few days, but also as mid-day mini snacks. Pack it into mason jars or other favorite storage containers for grab & go salad anytime, anywhere.


radish cauliflower salad in a jar with a fork inserted

Related Posts:

  1. Oil-Free Apple Quinoa Salad {vegan, gluten-free}
  2. Cauliflower Biscuits {4 ingredients, vegan, grain-free, oil-free}
  3. Roasted Tomato Chickpea & Cauliflower Salad {vegan, high protein}
  4. Moroccan Carrot Chickpea Salad {vegan}
  5. Vegan Cauliflower Cheese Bites {4-ingredients, Grain-Free}


Chopped Radish Cauliflower Salad {Vegan, Keto}

Chopped Radish Cauliflower Salad {Vegan, Keto}

Yield: 4 servings (abt 5 cups)
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Fresh, crunchy, peppery and unique, this easy-to-make radish and cauliflower salad is an ideal mid-winter salad. It keeps beautifully (bring on the crunch!), meaning it is a fantastic make & take salad for lunches, too.


  • 12 radishes (about 1 small bunch), trimmed, chopped
  • 1/2 of a medium head cauliflower, chopped (fairly small pieces)
  • 1 packed cup flat leaf parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cauliflower, radishes and parsley.
  2. In a small bowl or cup, whisk together the oil, vinegar, mustard, dill, salt & pepper.
  3. Add dressing to vegetables, tossing to coat.
  4. The salad can be eaten immediately, but it is best if it is refrigerated for at least 1 hour before serving. Add more salt & pepper, to taste, as desired.


Storage: Store the salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Dill Options: If you do not have dill, simply leave it out, or consider substituting an equal amount of dried tarragon, herbes de Provence, Italian herb blend seasoning, or dried mint.

Oil Options: An equal amount of avocado oil or oil of choice (one that is liquid at room temperature) can be used in place of the olive oil.

Nutrition Information
Serving Size 1-1/4 cups
Amount Per Serving Calories 55Total Fat 3.8gSaturated Fat 0.5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 208mgCarbohydrates 4.9gFiber 2.3gSugar 1.6gProtein 1.8g

Did you make this recipe?

Tag @powerhungrycamilla on Instagram and hashtag it #powerhungrycamilla


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Thursday 25th of January 2024

I made this today, I baked the vegetables in preheated 350 degree oven for 5 minutes, I do better with cooked foods, and doubled the dressing. Poured the Dre over the hot salad and much of it absorbed right into the veggies. I immediately spread the salad out on cookie sheet and put in the big freezer just to cool it down quickly. Added the parsley and it is delicious! More work for me I know, but worth it. ???? Trina


Sunday 4th of February 2024

Wow, that sounds really good Trina! I’ve had roasted radish before, and really liked it, you haveinspired me :-)


Friday 26th of August 2022

Another packable lunch salad favorite! It is so easy to customize, too.


Sunday 28th of August 2022

I am so glad you enjoy this one, Maryanna! It is one of my super-easy go-tos.


Thursday 6th of June 2019

I love radish and more so the cauliflower, this salad is promising to be delicious


Tuesday 11th of June 2019

Hope you enjoy it! :)

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Skip to Recipe