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.
Main Course, Salad, side
Cauliflower Rice, cauliflower rice salad, salad with yogurt dressing
1small head of cauliflower cut up into florets(any size)
1largeclove of garlic
1/8teaspoonsalt and black pepper
3tablespoonsfresh chopped herbs( a mix of parsley, basil and cilantro or your favorite)
1 1/2cupblack seedless grapes
1 1/2cupsalad greens
For the Yogurt Dressing:
1/2cupGreek yogurt( any fat concentration)
1small clove of garlic minced
3tablespoonsminced fresh herbs( a mix of oregano, parsley, cilantro and basil)
2Tablespoonswhite balsamic vinegar(use any fruit vinegar if you prefer)
pinch of salt
1Tablespoon(more or less) of water to thin out the dressing to your taste
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.
Gather up the salad ingredients and arrange them on your salad platter.
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.
You can easily add your favorite fruits, legumes, cold chopped meats and veggies to this Cauliflower Rice Salad and top everything with the refreshing yogurt herb dressing!
Double the recipe for lemon cauliflower rice so you can serve it warm as a low-carb side dish with a nice roast chicken or grilled fish.
Put a fruity, summery spin on this Lemon Cauliflower Salad by adding some fresh sliced peaches or strawberries!
Lemon Cauliflower Rice Salad With Yogurt Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A 520IU10%
Vitamin C 30mg36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.