Cauliflower Rice is a rice substitution that is so amazing, surprising delicious, very easy to make, low calorie, gluten free, and diabetic friendly. It can be eaten as a side alone or as a base for dishes like stir-fries or curries. My husband was actually pleasantly surprised how delicious it is. Enjoy this simple and satisfying recipe for low-carb cauliflower rice. Eat alone as a side dish or use as a rice substitute to help make your meal low carb.
I am not sure where this idea comes from for making cauliflower rice, as there are many different versions of the recipe on the internet. Thank you to the person who first came up with this recipe!
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Cauliflower Rice Recipe:
Cauliflower Rice Variation Ideas:
Also great used as “rice” in soups and stews and as side dish in place of rice or curry. Great served with chicken, seafood, and a side salad. Be creative!
Curried Cauliflower Rice: Add 1 tablespoon turmeric or curry powder.
Herbed Rice: Add 1/4 cup of fresh basil, parsley, cilantro, green onion, and/or other herbs of your choice.
Chinese Fried Rice: After frying the cauliflower rice, push the cauliflower to one side of the pan. Pour in one (1) beaten egg into the empty part of the pan and lightly scramble the egg. Then mix the scrambled egg and cauliflower “rice” together. If desired, add a little soy sauce to the mixture.
Rice Salad: After frying and cooling, mix in some chopped cucumbers and tomatoes. Season lightly with some oil and vinegar.
Spanish Rice: After cooking the cauliflower, add an 8-ounce can of chopped tomatoes and a little hot sauce (to taste). Can also add some sauteed diced green pepper and garlic.
Vegetable Rice: Add your favorite diced vegetable; saute with the onions.
Lemon Rice: Add some lemon zest and lemon juice.
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