Cauliflower Couscous Salad

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Diabetic Side Dishes

The cauliflower couscous is a great recipes, easy to make, and taste great.

Grain salads made with couscous or quinoa they are considered to be healthy, light lunches, but did you know that couscous is not a grain actually pasta.

The glycemic index of couscous is 65 and the glycemic index cauliflower is 15.

So as you can see cauliflower couscous salad is a better meal to keep your blood sugar in check.

How to make Cauliflower Couscous Salad

Recipe Type

Side Dish

Degree of Difficulty



8 servings


1 head(s) cauliflower

1 medium bell pepper(s), red, diced

1 medium onion(s), red, diced

2 medium celery stalk(s), finely diced

2 medium onion(s), green, chopped (about 1/4 cup)

1/4 cup(s) olive oil

2 tablespoon(s) lemon juice

1/8 teaspoon(s) sea salt, to taste

1/8 teaspoon(s) black pepper, to taste


Put the cauliflower in a food processor and process until finely chopped. It should look exactly like couscous. Be careful not to over process or it will liquify.

Transfer the cauliflower to a microwave safe bowl and cover. Cook for 24 minutes, until it is tender. (Or alternatively, you can heat some oil in a skillet and quickly sauté it.)

Toss the cauliflower with the vegetables and season with salt and pepper.

Mix the olive oil and lemon juice well and toss with the salad. 

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Approximate Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20

Source: The Paleo Plan


servings Per Recipe: 6

Serving Size: 1 serving

Amount Per Serving

Calories 62.0

Total Fat 2.6 g

Saturated Fat 0.4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g

Monounsaturated Fat 1.7 g

Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Sodium 57.6 mg

Potassium 451.1 mg

Total Carbohydrate 9.3 g

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 2.5 g

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