Stories / Awards, Recipes

Why Cauliflower is the Key to Your Side Dish Game

Maggie Borden

November 29, 2017


Photo: Quentin Bacon

Cauliflower rice is all the rage, but this versatile vegetable actually makes an admirable substitution for a multiplicity of grains, like in this revamped tabbouleh recipe from JBF Award–winning author Ellie Krieger. Instead of using the traditional base of bulgur, Krieger grates the florets to grain-sized crumbs and then tosses the brassica with tomatoes, cucumbers, and a plethora of fresh and dried herbs. The result? A bright, refreshing salad that will leaving you wondering if there's anything you can't call on cauli for. Get the recipe.

Hungry for more? View our entire recipe collection.


Maggie Borden is associate editor at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Instagram and Twitter.