Vegan Couscous Salad


Vegan Couscous Salad

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 cauliflower.

Let’s go!

Vegan Couscous Salad
5 from 2 votes

Vegan Couscous Salad

Vegan Couscous Salad With Cajun-Spiced Roasted Cauliflower recipe by Veganbell
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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,

To prepare dressing,

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,


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!


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