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Ranch Cauliflower Salad

Topped with bacon and cheese and flavored with a ranch dressing mix, this Ranch Cauliflower Salad is a great side dish any night of the week.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower salad with lettuce, fresh cauliflower salad recipe, Ranch Cauliflower Salad, raw cauliflower salad, raw cauliflower salad with bacon, romaine salad with bacon and cheese
Servings: 16
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 1 head romaine shredded
  • 1 head cauliflower cut up
  • 1 pkg. 1 oz. Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 small onion may be omitted
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pkg 16 oz. bacon, cooked and cut into bits
  • 1 pkg 16 oz. shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Mix dressing mix, mayonnaise, onion, Parmesan cheese and milk in a bowl.
    Topped with bacon and cheese and flavored with a ranch dressing mix, this Ranch Cauliflower Salad is a great side dish any night of the week. This salad featuring romaine lettuce, ranch dressing and bacon is reminiscent of the traditional seven layer salad without so many vegetables and the layers.
  • Add lettuce and cauliflower and toss until coated.
    Topped with bacon and cheese and flavored with a ranch dressing mix, this Ranch Cauliflower Salad is a great side dish any night of the week. This salad featuring romaine lettuce, ranch dressing and bacon is reminiscent of the traditional seven layer salad without so many vegetables and the layers.
  • Pour into a 13 x 9-inch dish.
  • Sprinkle with shredded cheese and bacon bits.
    Topped with bacon and cheese and flavored with a ranch dressing mix, this Ranch Cauliflower Salad is a great side dish any night of the week. This salad featuring romaine lettuce, ranch dressing and bacon is reminiscent of the traditional seven layer salad without so many vegetables and the layers.
  • Chill until ready to serve.

Notes

  • Be sure to cut the cauliflower into bite-size pieces so it is easier to get some on your fork along with the Romaine lettuce, bacon and cheese.
  • This fresh cauliflower salad uses real bacon, but you could save time with the real bacon bits that are prepackaged. 
  • You can definitely make this Ranch Cauliflower Salad ahead of time and store in the refrigerator.
  • If you love this fresh salad, try our famous Pea Salad recipe.