Grain-Free Tabouli Salad

This recipe uses cauliflower in place of bulgur. The lemon juice and salt help to soften up the parsley.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • 1⁄4 cup cauliflower
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. dried mint
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil
  • 1⁄4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 cups tomato, finely chopped, seeds removed
  • 1 cup cucumber, seeded and finely chopped


  • In a food processor with an S blade, process the cauliflower into small pieces. It will look like rice.
  • Blend together the lemon juice, mint, salt, pepper, and olive oil until smooth. It can be stirred with a fork in a bowl or blended in a blender.
  • Place the cauliflower, parsley, tomato, and cucumber in a large salad bowl.
  • Pour half of the blended dressing onto salad and mix well by hand. Let sit for 30 minutes to marinate.
  • When you are ready to serve the salad, mix it with the remaining dressing.