Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Print
Total:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
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.

More from:

Christmas Recipes

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Insalata di Rinforzo

Recipe courtesy of Nigella Lawson

Reinforcement Salad: Insalata di Rinforzo

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Capon Salad: Insalata Di Capone

Recipe courtesy of Roberta Dowling

Insalata di Fagiolini Verdi: Green Bean Salad

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Venetian Seafood Salad: Insalata di Frutti di Mare Veneziana

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Grilled Insalata Di Mare

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Insalata di Cannellini

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Insalata di Baccala: Cod Salad

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Cod Salad: Insalata di Baccala

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali