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Raw Cauliflower Couscous

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Description

A crunchy, raw salad full of vegetables and zesty flavor.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Cauliflower, Shredded
  • ½ cups Carrots, Finely Diced
  • ⅓ cups Red Pepper, Finely Diced
  • 4 Tablespoons Basil, Chopped
  • 4 Tablespoons Parsley, Chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Sundried Tomato, Finely Diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Kalamata Olives, Finely Diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Capers, Minced
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon Zest
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • ⅛ teaspoons Pepper

Preparation

Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and toss until combined. Chill for at least 1 hour to let the flavors combine.

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paddlemama on 2.22.2013

It’s “faux” couscous. The cauliflower makes a couscous-like dish. It’s low-carb and phenomenal!

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bboss on 9.26.2012

This looks good. Where’s the couscous?

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Kelly on 6.19.2013

I like the idea of the grated cauliflower! I didn’t really enjoy the flavors of this salad. I felt like it needed some dried fruit for sweetness.

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paddlemama on 2.22.2013

In this “faux” couscous the grated cauliflower makes a couscous-like texture. It’s low-carb and phenomenal! At the suggestion of my daughter, I used my food processor fitted with the shred blade for the cauliflower and the regular blade for the carrots. It worked great. I substituted dried herbs for the fresh and I think it created a better texture with the other ingredients. I left out the olives (which I dearly LOVE) because my husband does not like them. I used sun-dried tomatoes that came sealed in a plastic pouch instead of jarred in oil. These were great, too, and with the capers it made me almost not miss the olives. I sprinkled a little feta over it when I served it. This is a really great dish! I loved it and will make it again and again.

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Brianne on 1.27.2013

This took me a little while to dice up everything, but it was well worth it. Delicious!

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tequestamom on 9.27.2012

This is really good ! Refreshing, crunchy, so full of flavor. I made 1/2 recipe and almost ate the entire thing myself. A keeper for sure.Can’t wait to share with friends.

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