Susan's Chopped Cauliflower & Bacon Salad

Dawna Dalton


This is a recipe that my friend Susan makes for my group of very dear quilting friends makes when we have special gatherings - we all love it so much that when planning my dear daughter's wedding menu I put in a special request for this salad - It was a HUGE hit!


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45 Min
10 Min


  • 1 lg head
    cauliflower - chopped finely
  • 1 lb
    peppered bacon - cooked crisp & chopped finely
  • 2 bunch
    green onions - chopped finely
  • 2 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese - shredded
  • 2
    jalepeno peppers - seeded & finely chopped (optional)
  • 1
    romaine lettuce head
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ground pepper
  • ·
    frozen green peas or chopped broccoli are great to add

How to Make Susan's Chopped Cauliflower & Bacon Salad


  1. Cook bacon until very crisp, but not burned. Let cool. Chop cauliflower, bacon, jalepeno & green onion very finely.
  2. Line a casserole dish or large bowl with romaine leaves then layer the chopped cauliflower, the chopped bacon, followed by the chopped green onion & jalepeno.
  3. In a blender - blend the mayonaise, rice vinegar, cracked pepper & garlic powder,then pour evenly over the salad layers. Top with the shredded parmesan cheese.
  4. Cover tightly and refrigerate for 24 hours. Toss before serving.

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About Susan's Chopped Cauliflower & Bacon Salad

Course/Dish: Salads Other Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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