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Vegan Couscous Salad

A delicious bowl of mediterranean style vegan couscous salad with cajun-spiced roasted cauliflower.

This combo is turned out so good: the sweet, fresh, juicy taste of salad somehow blends perfectly with the spiced and roasted cauli.

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Vegan Couscous Salad
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Vegan Couscous Salad

Vegan Couscous Salad With Cajun-Spiced Roasted Cauliflower recipe by Veganbell
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Universal
Keyword cajun, couscous, couscous salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 797kcal
Author Veganbell


To prepare couscous,

  • 1 cup couscous
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.25 cups boiling water

To prepare dressing,

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove (grated)
  • Salt and pepper

To prepare salad,

  • 1/2 cup cooked red beans
  • 1/2 cup cooked green peas
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate

To roast cauliflower,

  • 1 head cauliflower (cut into florets)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.5 tablespoon cajun spice seasoning


Step A : Prepare couscous

  • In a large bowl, add couscous + salt + pepper + extra virgin olive oil + boiling water.
  • Mix well and let it rest for 10 minutes, or until the couscous puffs up.
  • *After 10 minutes* Gently fluff it up using a fork and set aside.

Step B : Prepare the dressing

  • In a medium mixing bowl, add the dressing ingredients : extra virgin olive oil + lemon juice + garlic + salt + pepper.
  • Mix well and set aside.

Step C : Prepare the salad

  • To the couscous bowl, add red beans + green peas + cucumber + bell peppers + cilantro + pomegranate + salad dressing.
  • Mix well and transfer to a fridge and chill (until the cauliflower is ready).

Step D : Roast the cauliflower

  • In a large bowl, add cauliflower florets + extra virgin olive oil + cajun spice seasoning. Toss and coat. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake at 180 C (350 F) for 25 minutes, or until it's properly roasted.

Step E : Enjoy

  • You delicious vegan couscous salad and roasted cauli is ready. Plate up and enjoy!


Calories: 797kcal | Carbohydrates: 114g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 1643mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 3046IU | Vitamin C: 171mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 6mg
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