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June 02, 2012

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Michele Vieux can be a trickster.

For this recipe she whips up tabbouleh. The Middle Eastern salad traditionally includes couscous or bulgur, both grains. Instead, Vieux uses cauliflower. To achieve the look and feel of rice, she runs it through the food processor.

“I have totally tricked people with this salad,” the CrossFit Invictus coach says. “I was assigned to bring a salad to a barbecue one time. I brought the cauliflower tabbouleh. Everyone was eating it—and this was, like, the unhealthy-people barbecue—and (they were), ‘Oh this is so great.’ And then at the end, I was like, ‘Ha-ha! You just ate a bunch of cauliflower.’”

Vieux cooks the cauliflower in a teaspoon of olive oil, then mixes it with asparagus, yellow squash, bell pepper, green onions, mint and parsley—with two tablespoons of olive oil and fresh-squeezed lemon juice.

After that, it gets chilled and is ready for serving.

“This is something you can make a day in advance if you wanted to,” she says.

To download the recipe for cauliflower tabbouleh, click here.

Video by Again Faster.

9min 25sec

HD file size: 261 MB
SD wmv file size: 113 MB
SD mov file size: 59 MB

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Additional audio: CrossFit Radio Episode 218 by Justin Judkins, published April 4, 2012.

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4 Comments on “Cooking Cauliflower Tabbouleh”


wrote …

Great recipes! I would love to see you or Nick Massie do a spin on the Thai Tom Kha Gai (Galangal Chicken Soup). It's my favorite go to for a great paleo meal.


wrote …

Thank you for all your great cooking contributions. Tonight I am going into the archives for your cocunut crusted salmon. Already did the pork tenderloin. Keep it up. Thanks again.


wrote …

Thanks guys! I also love Tom Kha soup and have made it a number of times and it always turns out great! It's pretty easy and I'd be happy to share how!


wrote …

My wife is making a mexican version of this like you suggested in your video. I think it's going to be tastey!

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