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Cauliflower "Couscous" With Basil-Lemon Sauce

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Cauliflower

Ingredients

  • 10 large (about 1 cup loosely packed) fresh basil leaves
  • zest and juice of 2 lemons, preferably meyer
  • 1/2 cup fruity extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, finely diced
  • 1 medium head cauliflower, stalks and stems discarded, florets finely diced
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup basil-lemon sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chiffonade
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