Cauliflower ‘couscous’

A tasty alternative to actual couscous, this version is gluten free and made with cauliflower, spices and herbs. Did we mention it tastes great too?

Delicious savoury cauliflower with spices and lemon
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Lunch
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Lunch

Method

  1. In a large frying pan heat the oil and sauté the onion over a low heat until translucent
  2. Add garlic and cumin and cook for a further minute
  3. Place sultanas in a bowl and cover with warm water
  4. While the onion is cooking place the cauliflower in a food processor in small batches and pulse blend until it resembles couscous
  5. When onion and garlic is cooked add the blended couscous to the pan and continue to cook slowly
  6. Drain the sultanas and add to the pan along with lemon juice and zest
  7. Continue to cook slowly until the cauliflower is soft
  8. Once cooked add the chopped parsley and serve
  • 2 tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium 
    onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves
    garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup
    sultanas
  • 1/2 medium 
    cauliflower
  • 2 tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup
    parsley, chopped
Per serve
  • Energy
    562kJ
  • Total Fat
    7.6g
  • Saturated Fat
    1.3g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    12.6g
  • Sugars
    5.9g
  • Dietary Fibre
    4g
  • Sodium
    20mg

Method

  1. In a large frying pan heat the oil and sauté the onion over a low heat until translucent
  2. Add garlic and cumin and cook for a further minute
  3. Place sultanas in a bowl and cover with warm water
  4. While the onion is cooking place the cauliflower in a food processor in small batches and pulse blend until it resembles couscous
  5. When onion and garlic is cooked add the blended couscous to the pan and continue to cook slowly
  6. Drain the sultanas and add to the pan along with lemon juice and zest
  7. Continue to cook slowly until the cauliflower is soft
  8. Once cooked add the chopped parsley and serve