How To Make Cauliflower Rice (Quick, Healthy, Low-Carb, Paleo)

How To Make Cauliflower Rice (Quick, Healthy, Low-Carb, Paleo) #weightloss #lowcarb It’s weight loss season and what better way to lose weight than with a delicious healthy addition to your diet! A few months ago I began experimenting with cauliflower. It’s super healthy and is packed with rich nutrients, vitamins, indole-3-carbinol, and sulforaphane which help prevent obesity and diabetes.

One of my favorite ways of cooking cauliflower is using it to replace carbs in dishes my kids love. Now being middle e eastern we have rice EVERY single day. Like we seriously can not go a day without having rice, bread or some sort of starch on the side so cauliflower makes a huge difference in our diet.

In 2014 I shared my cauliflower crust pizza and cauliflower “tater” tots and they were a huge hit, so today I decided to share my cauliflower rice recipe. Guys I seriously can not stress how easy it is to make make this “rice” and how good it is!

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Now you can enjoy your favorite meals without feeling guilty that you’ve just ate a ton of carbs. This rice can used as a side, as fried rice, as a stuffing in recipes or simply alone with ketchup or hot sauce.
How To Make Cauliflower Rice (Quick, Healthy, Low-Carb, Paleo) #weightloss #lowcarb I used a food processor to rice the cauliflower but a cheese grater works just as well but may tell a little more time.
How To Make Cauliflower Rice (Quick, Healthy, Low-Carb, Paleo) #weightloss #lowcarb

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How To Make Cauliflower Rice (Quick, Healthy, Low-Carb, Paleo)

Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Layla

Ingredients

  • 1 small head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 clove of garlic minced (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Rice the cauliflower by grating it on the larger holes on a grated or in a food processor.

  2. Heat the oil in a large pan or pot over medium-high heat; add garlic and stir for less than 1 minute then add the cauliflower and cook, stirring occasionally, until the cauliflower rice is tender and slightly golden brown, about 6-9 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts: Calories 46, Fat 3.4g (Saturated 0g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 0, Sodium 20mg, Carbs 3.3g (Fiber 1.7g, Sugars 1.5g), Protein 1.3g

How To Make Cauliflower Rice (Quick, Healthy, Low-Carb, Paleo) #weightloss #lowcarb

 

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    Comments

    Bill

    Turned out better than I thought, very good.

    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps

    Ok, so I was roasting cauliflower the other night, and literally was thinking to myself how I need to figure out to make rice with it. I’ve seen it a couple places, and have always been so intrigued! Making this tonight!

    Jocelyn (Grandbaby cakes)

    Ok this is sooooo smart! I just realized how unique this is. I have done the mashed potatoes but never this side.