Traditionally, moroccan couscous involves raisins but using dry cherries instead as it adds a tangy flavor that balances out the apricots quite well. This couscous salad has a bunch of complementary flavors and will leave you feeling full and happy!

Cauliflower Couscous with Almonds and Apricots [Vegan]

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Cooking Time

20

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1/2 cup low sodium broth of your choice
  • 1/2 sweet onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons chopped dried apricots
  • 2 tablespoons dried cherries (alternatively use golden raisins)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Preparation

  1. Heat frying pan over medium heat. Add olive oil onion and a pinch of salt and cook for 5 minutes until translucent.
  2. Add cauliflower rice and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring regularly. Add spices, salt, pepper, apricots, cherries and broth and cook for another 5 minutes until liquid has been absorbed. Top with slivered almonds and mix well.


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