Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
8 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 (2-pound) head cauliflower
  • 3 (16-ounces each) jars giardiniera, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can baby corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained
  • 1 (7.5-ounce) jar baby pearl onions, drained
  • 1 (7-ounce) jar green olives, drained
  • 1 (6-ounce) jar pitted kalamata olives, drained
  • 1 (4-ounce) jar capers, drained
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Pour enough water (about 2 cups) into a large wide pot to come 1-inch up the sides. Cover and bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add the whole head of cauliflower to the boiling water. Reduce the heat to medium. Cover and steam until a skewer inserts easily into the core of the cauliflower, about 8 minutes. Transfer the cauliflower to the center of a 16 to 20-inch-diameter platter. Set aside to cool completely.

Arrange the giardiniera, corn, and roasted bell peppers in piles around the cauliflower. Sprinkle the onions and olives over the vegetables. Sprinkle the capers over.

Whisk the oil, vinegar, and black pepper in a medium bowl to blend. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the vegetables, and serve. The salad can be prepared ahead. Cover the salad and refrigerate it overnight. Bring the salad to room temperature before serving.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Frittelle di Castagne: Chestnut Pancakes

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Polpette Di Acciughe: Anchovy Meatballs

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Creamy Mushroom Risotto with Rosemary Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped

8am | 7c

Unwrapped

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Sugar Showdown

12pm | 11c

Sugar Showdown

12:30pm | 11:30c
1pm | 12c
3pm | 2c
4pm | 3c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Dinner at Tiffani's

8pm | 7c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10pm | 9c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1am | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2am | 1c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c