cauliflower couscous green salad

Cauliflower Couscous Green Salad

Refreshing Cauliflower Couscous Green Salad perfect for summer picnics.

Course Main Course, Salad


  • 1 medium head cauliflower
  • 1 handful fresh parsley
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro
  • 200 g fresh or frozen (thawed) peas
  • 40 g pumpkin seeds roasted
  • 3 tablespoons black sesame seeds
  • salt and black pepper

Cilantro dressing

  • 1 handful fresh cilantro
  • 50 ml olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 lime juice
  • salt and black pepper

For serving

  • soft boil eggs
  • mix green leaves


  1. Make de dressing. Put cilantro, olive oil, garlic and lime juice in a hand blender or food processor and process until smooth. Adjust seasoning.

  2. To make the cauliflower couscous, coarsely chop the cauliflower into florets. Put the in a food processor and blend until couscous-like texture.

    Put a saucepan with water to boil. Pour the cauliflower into the boiling water, lower the heat and cook for 3 minutes. Drain, cool down with cold water and sieve the cauliflower 'couscous' in a large serving bowl.

  3. Mix with fresh parsley, cilantro, green peas, black sesame seeds and pumpkin seeds. Season.

    Add enough cilantro dressing and toss until mixed.

  4. Serve cold with boiled eggs and a mix of greens.