Cauliflower Tabbouleh Recipe!

This cauliflower tabbouleh recipe is a vegetable packed twist on traditional tabbouleh salad. cauliflower tabbouleh

I tried a cauliflower tabbouleh from Whole Foods and it was so good that I just had to try making my own!



Cauliflower Tabbouleh Recipe

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Salad


  • Cauliflower Tabbouleh
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1/2 sweet onion
  • 1 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Start by chopping up the cauliflower, and dice the onion.
  2. Dump them both into a food processor and pulse until very fine.
  3. The finer you can get the cauliflower, the closer it will taste to bulgur.
  4. Add in the sliced tomatoes, lemon juice and olive oil. Toss to coat.
  5. Add in your mint, parsley, salt and pepper.


I’m sorry I didn’t take a prettier picture. I kept meaning to get out my “real” camera, but then I’d get so distracted by eating…

It makes 5 large servings (about 1 1/2 cups). Each serving has  ~100 calories, 5g fiber, and 4g protein! (And only 2 WWP+)

For the full nutritional info, click here!cauliflower Tabbouleh recipe

I seriously can’t wait to make this again. I made it on Sunday and packed it as part of my lunch on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.


This easy cauliflower tabbouleh recipe is a vegetable packed twist on traditional tabbouleh salad. It's vegan, gluten free, and delicious!

What’s your favorite way to use cauliflower?


  1. Holy crap, FIVE MINUTES?!?! That’s awesome. My most recent proud moment was when I went for a run last night. I had sulked about running for three days because I had a slow run on Sunday, but last night I finally got out there and ran it four minutes faster.

  2. Holy crap Liz, 5 minutes for a plank?! I am seriously impressed! The longest I have ever held one is 3 minutes and I was shaking a whole lot by that time. You are amazing woman 🙂 oh and this recipe is a winner too, I don’t care for olives either so it’s even better that way!

  3. Wow 5 MINUTES!! THat is incredible, you definitely deserve to be proud! This recipe sounds delicious, and perfect because I’m not a fan of olives either! 🙂

  4. Planks are SO mental. You’re right! I couldn’t do much of any yesterday! But I DID run my three miles last night after attempting on the treadmill and only making it 1.5 miles. I have to say, the wind in your face sure does help this heat when running!

  5. a 5 minute plank is very, very impressive. way to go!

  6. that cauliflower recipe DOES look really good! you need to email Meg at A Dash of Meg about your proud moment – that’s AWESOME!! Each Friday she does a “High Five Friday” and gives shoutouts to everyone’s accomplishments… She also encourages others to link up to the post and this post would be perfect! Give it a looksie! 🙂

  7. You must have a killer core, that is seriously impressive! On Monday, I did 5 minutes of speed work in a freestyle spin class, which felt like an eternity. I kept pace the entire time so I’m pretty pleased with myself for that one.

  8. Five minutes? You’re a freakin champ!

  9. I love the sound of that Tabbouleh recipe!

  10. 5 minute plank!?!? So impressed. You go girl!

  11. Alrriiight, about time we get this recipe ;D And I know you can substitute turmeric for saffron, so I’m sure you can go the other direction as well. But that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, but saffron is $$$$$$$ (is that enough dollar signs?) while turmeric is $.

    And CONGRATS, way to plank like a gym-beast!

  12. Looks super fresh and healthy – cauliflower is perfect for this! Oh, and HUGE congrats on your plank! AWESOME! 🙂

  13. Congrats on the plank! And the tabbouleh looks awesome – I will definitely have to try that out (though I may put the olives in it because I love them ;)).

  14. molleesullivan says:

    Whoah, Liz! A 5-minute plank?! I can barely do a minute and a half. Very impressive!

  15. yay for your 5 minute plank!!

  16. Wow! 5 minutes…you go girl!

  17. FIRST OFF, this recipe looks BOMB. I mean, woah. Mouth is drooling right now!
    Seccond off, you are a BEAAST lady! 5 minutes?! I can barely hold it for 1, but then again I do it on my elbows since I have bad wrists lol

  18. Yum! This recipe sounds great!

    Holy cow you held a plank for 5 minutes??? BEAST! In a good way of course 😉

  19. I’ve never had tabbouleh before but might have to now – it looks fab. And five minutes?! Much respect 🙂
    My most recent proud moment was winning a highly commended at the Kent journalism awards this January.

  20. Congrats of the 5minute plank, that’s awesome!
    My proudest moment.. running 30km probably – that was pretty awesome 🙂

  21. I love tabbouleh, and I always forget about it! But holy crap, 5 minutes?? That’s awesome. It makes my abs hurt just thinking about it…

  22. FIVE MINUTES?!?! You are a BOSS!! That’s so freakin’ awesome girl. I am trying to work up to 3 right now… I shall use you as inspiration 🙂

  23. I just wanted to say, 5 minutes???!! Wowzah. My plank times are blushing and need to step it up a notch! Also definitely inspiration!

  24. Found my way over from Allie’s ( page. This is a rad adaption of tabbouleh, and well done on the 5 minutes of plank. Your abs must love you!


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