Lemon Cauliflower Rice Salad With Yogurt Dressing. Quick, easy and super delicious salad made with lemon cauliflower rice, plenty of veggies, fruits and goodies. A bright herb yogurt sauce drizzled on top to brighten the salad --a real crowd pleaser and a favorite for potluck!

Lemon Cauliflower Rice Salad With Yogurt Dressing

This Lemon Cauliflower Rice Salad with Yogurt Dressing recipe is a healthy, protein-packed, light, and yet satisfying salad. Serve it as a light lunch on its’ own, as a starter, or a low-carb side for a healthy dinner.

Course Main Course, Salad, side
Cuisine American, Greek
Keyword Cauliflower Rice, cauliflower rice salad, salad with yogurt dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 180 kcal
Author Mahy


For the Lemon Cauliflower Rice:

  • 1 small head of cauliflower cut up into florets (any size)
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large clove of garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt and black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh chopped herbs ( a mix of parsley, basil and cilantro or your favorite)

Salad ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup black seedless grapes
  • 1 1/2 cup salad greens
  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 1 cup sliced radishes
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes

For the Yogurt Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt ( any fat concentration)
  • 1 small clove of garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh herbs ( a mix of oregano, parsley, cilantro and basil)
  • 2 Tablespoons white balsamic vinegar (use any fruit vinegar if you prefer)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon (more or less) of water to thin out the dressing to your taste


  1. Prepare the cauliflower rice (see the dill cauliflower rice recipe) by sautéing the garlic in olive oil and adding the cauliflower rice. Add the lemon zest, juice and herbs at the end once the cauliflower rice is cooked completely. Chill the cauliflower rice while you prepare the salad.
  2. Gather up the salad ingredients and arrange them on your salad platter.
  3. Make the Yogurt dressing by mixing all ingredients in a small bowl. Thin out the dressing to your taste and drizzle a little bit over the salad, leaving the rest aside.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Cauliflower Rice Salad With Yogurt Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 112mg5%
Potassium 533mg15%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 520IU10%
Vitamin C 30mg36%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.