Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Cauliflower Salad – Kounoupidi Salada

  • This is a simple, tasty recipe for a side serving of cauliflower.
  • Greeks will always have vegetables to accompany their meals, and cauliflower is a popular vegetable.
  • The olive oil and lemon juice salad dressing adds flavour to the vegetable.
  • If you like, you can add some herbs such as dill, parsley or oregano to the salad dressing.


  • 1 cauliflower
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • salt, pepper


  • Cut off the hard stalk and outer leaves.
  • Cook until just tender by any method – boiling, steaming or pressure cooker.
  • When cooked, cut into large portions and place on serving plate.
  • Whisk about 3 tablespoons oil to 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice together in a cup until it becomes opaque. Add extra quantities if needed.
  • Pour dressing over cauliflower and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • This can be served hot or at room temperature.

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