Mexican cauliflower quinoa salad

A quick and easy salad made from cauliflower rice and quinoa, corn and bell pepper. This is a tasty and light side dish. To make it more substantial for a main dish, add some black beans.

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Mexican cauliflower quinoa salad

A simple but tasty side dish of cauliflower rice, quinoa, corn, cucumber and bell pepper
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: bell peppers, cauliflower, corn, quinoa
Servings: 6
Author: Marna Oettle


  • 4 cups cauliflower rice
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • juice of 1 lemon or lime
  • 1/2 tsp salt more or less to taste
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • savoury chilli sauce to taste depending on how spicy you want it
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup corn frozen or canned
  • 1/2 cucumber diced


  • In your serving bowl, mix the cauli rice and cooked quinoa with the lemon / lime juice, salt, cumin, paprika and chilli sauce
  • Add the rest of the vegetables
  • Taste and season to perfection. Enjoy!

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