Raw Grain-Free Cauliflower Couscous Salad


Special Diet Notes: Raw Grain-Free Cauliflower Couscous Salad

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, plant-based, vegan, vegetarian, and top food allergy-friendly.

Raw Grain-Free Cauliflower Couscous Salad
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Inspired by Gabriel Cousens version in Rainbow Green Live Food

This simple raw couscous recipe was submitted by Meghan Telpner, Certified Nutritionist, and you would never know that it's grain free. This can be made with nearly 100% local ingredients, so do your best to collect what you can from your local farmer’s market. This makes a  great cold salad to enjoy with lunch or dinner or served with your favorite crackers and chickpea or raw zucchini hummus.
Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • ⅓ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 1 bunch mint, chopped
  • ¼ cup basil, chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered and seeded
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup black olives, seeded and sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Process cauliflower in food processor with ‘s’ blade to achieve cous cous like consistency (can also chop finely by hand).
  2. Place in bowl and add lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix in herbs, tomatoes, pepper and olives.
  4. Stir well and serve chilled.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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