Cauliflower "Couscous" with Chickpeas
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
  • 3 lb Cauliflower Head, Cut into Florets
  • 2 Tablespoons of Land O' Lakes Whipped Butter
  • 2 Teaspoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion, Halved and Sliced Thin
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 2.5 Cups of Fresh Spinach, Chopped
  • 16 oz Can of Chickpeas, Rinsed & Drained
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt & Pepper
  • ½ Cup Sliced Green Onions
  • Vegetable Cooking Spray
  1. Place cauliflower florets in batches in a food processor and pulse until cauliflower is crumbly (like couscous).
  2. Spray a large skillet with vegetable cooking spray and place over medium heat. When pan is hot, add in butter. When butter is melted, add onion and cook for about 3 minutes, while stirring. Add in garlic and cook and stir for about 1 minute more. Add in "couscous" spreading it into an even layer to cook. Cook about 10 minutes or until cauliflower is golden brown, stirring occasionally. Stir again into an even layer and add in chopped spinach, chickpeas, salt and pepper. Stir in olive oil and green onions. Combine well.
  3. This makes 4 servings at 2 Freestyle Points. Enjoy!
Recipe by Dee Dee Does at