How to Make Cauliflower Rice so easy
This delicious low-carb side dish will blow your mind! Cauliflower rice will be your new healthy side dish!
This cauliflower rice is simple and tastes simple, but you can season it however you want. Once you’ve made this rice, you can and should try other cauliflower recipes like cauliflower casserole, mashed cauliflower, and Buffalo cauliflower.
You might be thinking, what is cauliflower rice? It’s a light and fluffy alternative to regular white rice. Also, it is rich in nutrients and vitamins. healthy? Check! delicious? Check! Is it easy to make? Yes! If this is your first time doing it yourself, this is the perfect place to start.
If you’ve never tried it, you absolutely should! You won’t miss the white rice, I promise. This vegetarian rice might even become your new favorite side dish recipe. It tastes delicious in recipes like our cauliflower fried rice.
Cauliflower rice is one of those foods that you can eat almost unlimitedly. It’s healthy for you! It’s perfect for all those paleo, low calorie, gluten free lifestyles! Even if you’re not on a special diet, you’ll love this versatile vegetarian rice.
Just mix and cook!
Just a few ingredients are needed to make this easy cauliflower rice:
- olive oil
- salt and pepper
In just 10 minutes, you can serve this cauliflower rice with so many dinner dishes.
mix. Cut the cauliflower into large pieces and place in a food processor (you can use a blender, but we think a food processor works better). Whisk the cauliflower to the size of rice grains. You are half done.
Cook. Heat a pan over medium heat. Pour a few tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil into a frying pan and heat. Add the cauliflower rice, salt and pepper and toss a little. Cover the pan and cook the rice until it is heated through. This only takes about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove the lid and fluff the rice with a fork. Give it a try and be amazed at how delicious it is!
- bake: Simply spread on a foil-lined baking sheet, drizzle with oil, salt and pepper, and bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes.
- freeze: Add it to a freezer bag and lay it flat in the refrigerator. Then to reheat, we add it to the pot and cook until heated through. You may need to add a little extra oil if needed. You can also microwave the rice.
How to Use Cauliflower Rice
In any recipe you use rice, you can almost always use rice cauliflower. We love using it in soups and especially as a side dish to many of our chicken recipes.In fact, here are some of our Our favorite dishes served on this riced cauliflower:
Although, we haven’t tried cauliflower in a Spanish rice recipe, but we want to give it a try!
Use in soups. Instead of using regular white or instant rice, just use cauliflower rice which is healthier but still a hearty and tasty addition.
used to make pizza! really tasty.You can even make a version Mashed potatoes’ use it. The possibilities are endless!
For more rice recipes on the site, be sure to check out:
Course Side Dishes
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 5 minutes
Total time 10 minutes
Serving Size 6
Calories 41 kcal
by Lil’ Luna
- 1 lg cauliflower cut into lg pieces
- 2 TB extra virgin olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
Place the cauliflower chunks in a food processor and blend until crushed to the size of rice grains.
Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; add cauliflower “rice”, salt and pepper. Cover and cook until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove the lid and fluff the “rice” with a fork.