Belonging to the same family as cabbage, Brussels sprouts and broccoli, there are many ways to enjoy this versatile vegetable. Its a great side dish and is very easy to eat when losing weight.
Spiced Cauliflower ‘Couscous’
Prep – 10 minutes
Cook – 5 minutes + cooking
Serves – 6 as a side
- 1 cauliflower, cut into florets
- 3 tbs olive oil
- 3 Springs onions, chopped
- 1 garlic glove, crushed
- 3 tsp ground turmeric
- 2 tsp group coriander
- 1 lemon, zest finely grated and juiced
- ½ cup chopped natural almonds
- ½ bunch mint, leaves picked
- Place Cauliflower florets into a food processor, pulse in short bursts until finely chopped. Set aside
- Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add spring onion, garlic and spices and cook for 1 minute, stirring, until fragrant. Add chopped cauliflower and cook for 3 minutes, stirring, until just tender. Season to taste.
- Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl. Cool for 10 minutes. Stir through lemon zest and juice. Top with almonds and mint.
Nutrition – per serve – 7g protein, 12g fat (1g sat fat), 8g carb, 8 g sugars, 8 g dietary fibre, 65mg sodium, 785kJ (190 cals)
This lightly spiced cauliflower dish is a great gluten-free alternative for traditional couscous. You can also grill it for a slightly different flavour