Did you know that if you break up the florets of a raw cauliflower you can make a great alternative to rice or couscous? It’s that simple.

Remove the main stalk and any leaves, cut the cauliflower up roughly into chunks and pop the bits into your blender. Pulse briefly and your cauliflower will break up into a rice-like texture.

After that, cook for a few minutes with some olive oil, salt and pepper in a pan. You may use it raw if you prefer, but I find that the taste and texture improved once cooked. Not only did it taste good but it was so quick to make!

Here is your result:


Serve as you would rice, couscous or pasta:


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