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Spicy Moroccan Cauliflower Salad

Add some spice into your salad routine with this vibrant Spicy Moroccan Salad. It captures all of the beautiful colors from a variety of Mother Nature’s produce.It’s light and made with 100% healthy ingredients. Feel free to put your own touch on it with a variety of vegetables because the true flavor comes out with the herbs and spices. Bring it your next get together and your dish will be the most talked about item there.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups lettuce greens of your choice (kale, romaine, arugula), chopped
  • ½ head of cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • ¼ head of red cabbage, finely sliced
  • 1 small fennel, finely sliced
  • 3 scallions (spring onions), chopped roughly
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 4 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 4 tbsp cilantro (coriander), chopped
  • 4 tbsp golden raisins (can use other dried fruit, see below)
  • 4 tbsp slivered almonds

Spicy Moroccan Dressing

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp  lime juice
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 chilli
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup (125 ml) olive oil

Directions

  1. Wash all produce well, then chop and prepare all salad ingredients as instructed.
  2. Place into a bowl, mix slightly.
  3. Toast the almonds by placing them in a small saucepan over moderate heat and stirring them around until a slight brownness occurs. Be careful not to burn.
  4. Spicy Moroccan Dressing: Place all ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until a smooth consistency forms.
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and sprinkle the toasted almonds and raisins over the top and enjoy!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Substitutions

  • Cauliflower – broccoli, kale, cabbage
  • Red cabbage – green cabbage
  • Fennel – celery, cucumber
  • Golden Raisins – currents, black raisins, cranberries
  • Slivered almonds – flaked almonds, pine nuts, chopped macadamias

Calories: 280

Fat: 18g

Trans Fat: 2.5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 95mg

Carbohydrates: 30g

Fiber: 8g

Sugars: 15g

Protein: 6g