Cauliflower couscous salad topped with cherry tomatoes and fresh basil, served in a white bowl

Easy Cauliflower Couscous Summer Salad Recipe

We come with another fresh summer salad for you, this time featuring cauliflower couscous. Top it with tomatoes and red onions as our Executive Chef Andy does it here or add some meat, halloumi or tofu. Perfect as a side dish for your BBQs or for those days you don't feel like cooking and you need something quick. 


Cauliflower Couscous Salad Recipe

Easiest side dish 

Serves 2 - Doddle - 5 minutes




300g cauliflower, cored,broken into florets 

15g red onions chopped 

Fresh basil 

3-5 cherry tomatoes 

0.5 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 

0.5 tablespoons of tomato ketchup 

A pinch of smoked paprika 

Salt and pepper



1. Place cauliflower florets in a food processor until the cauliflower resembles couscous texture. 

2. Transfer the cauliflower to a bowl (You can also heat this in the microwave for 2-3mins and have it hot), add all the salad ingredients and mix them all together. 

3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to combine. 


This recipe is very simple to make and cauliflower is a great veggie to add to your diet. Read our blog post about the amazing health benefits of this cruciferous vegetable!

Mr Lees Team