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How to Make Cauliflower 'Couscous'

This cauliflower 'couscous' is lighter on the carbs, vegan and gluten free and tastes pretty close to the real couscous
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 kg cauliflower - dry and cut into chunks
  • 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Herbs to your taste


  • Add the cauliflower chunks into food processor and process until they become couscous sized.
  • You might need to do this in 2 or 3 batches.
  • Don't over process as you don't want the cauliflower to turn into a puree.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a large frying pan and add the cauliflower.
  • Stir fry the cauliflower for a few mins until it cooks to your taste.
  • You might need to do this in 2 batches adding more oil to the frying pan between each batch.
  • I like when it starts to get slightly golden brown but still has a bit of crunch to it.
  • Be careful as the cauliflower can burn very quickly.
  • Take the couscous off the hob and stir in an herbs and toppings that you want and serve.


You can grate the cauliflower if you don't want to use a food processor.