I love tabbouleh and wasn’t holding out much hope for one that used cauli instead of bulgur wheat. But I need to offer some lower carb options for those who want them, particularly for our clients who are managing diabetes. Anyway – this was a revelation! You can barely tell it’s a cauliflower base, it’s just delicious food. I air-fried the blitzed cauli a bit so that it soaked up the dressing more easily and took the edge off that raw cauliflower flavour. Low carb person or not, I think you will love this.
You can add feta and chickpeas, or any other protein you like. You can also add bits and bobs like pomegranate seeds and a squeeze of fresh orange.
Try adding some feta and chickpeas to serve – v tasty!
Nuush clients: Please apply the portion sizes stated in your account and divide the recipe so that you make only as much you need.
Using the large grater attachment on your food processor, blitz the cauli into fine bits then give it a blast with the chopper attachment – it shpuld resemble bulgur wheat. Or you can use a box grater on the fine side.
You don’t have to cook it but if you have an air fryer just blast the blitzed cauli for a couple of mins on 190º to soften it a bit.
Now finely chop all the other ingredients before combining the cauli and veg in a large bowl, and adding the olive oil, lemon juice and salt.
That’s it – serve with feta or whatever you like.
Cauliflowers are a member of the brassica family, renowned for their sulforaphanes, don’t you know?! A potent phytochemical with various health benefits, Sulforaphane has been associated with potential anti-cancer properties, as it may help to neutralise harmful free radicals and support the body’s natural detoxification processes. Research suggests that sulforaphane may also have anti-inflammatory effects and could contribute to cardiovascular health.
If cauliflower can be pizza you can be anything!