Paleo Cauliflower Rice Recipe -
Paleo Cauliflower Rice Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Paleo Cauliflower Rice

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"This paleo recipe is so quick, easy, and delicious and really a great substitute for rice if you're trying to eat low-carb. Your whole family will love it!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    15 mins


  1. Place cauliflower chunks in a food processor and pulse until broken down into rice-size pieces.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; add cauliflower 'rice', salt, and pepper. Cover skillet and cook until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove lid and fluff 'rice' with a fork.
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Sep 18, 2014

I thought this would be a little bland but I was wrong. The flavor comes through well. I will definitely be making this again. A cheese grater works well making the cauliflower into rice.

Sep 17, 2014

This is a great substitute for rice. We're not really a cauliflower lovin' family but enjoy this. It would go along great with any dish that you would serve over rice or as a side. We served it with Chef John's Sweet and Sour Pork. This one is going in our regular rotation for sure! Thanks Lauren S

Oct 11, 2014

This is very good. I added some onion and garlic to the pan and sauted them then put the Cauliflower in to heat.I made this as a side dish for ground turkey meatloaf. Thank you Lauren S for the recipe, will be making it again..

Sep 28, 2014

Nice sub for rice, if you are counting calories or carbs. The sauce I used was full flavored, so it masked the cauliflower taste a bit. I added about 2 tablespoons of grated onion to the skillet as the oil heated, and I'm glad I did. I will make this again. Thanks for submitting the recipe!

Jan 13, 2015

I saved this recipe planning to try it. I dont have a food processor, so I put a 12oz bag of florets in my Vitamix with water to 7 cup line and processed that way 5-10 seconds on speed 3. That worked great. On the dr oz show he swore this would only work by steaming in the microwave with 2 tablespoons of water for 7 minutes. I then, changed methods. I would like to process cauliflower again as rice bits and saute it as instructed instead. I liked the texture, but it was not chewy nor tasted like rice.

Oct 24, 2014

Very easy to make. Great way to get more veggies in your day. I added more spices and it was wonderful!

Oct 20, 2014

The recipe is amazing! My husband and I are eating healthy and right now we are trying to eat as less carbs as possible. Cauliflower "rice" paired with grilled salmon is a great healthy dinner. Only one thing i added was a pinch of garlic powder. Thank you! Definitely will be making cauliflower "rice" more often.

Dec 22, 2014

Easily a 5-star dish. So simply to make, healthy and delicious! I've actually made this recipe a couple of times and will continue to do so. Thanks Lauren S for sharing your recipe. It is a keeper! Served this under 'Teriyaki and Pineapple Chicken' from AR.


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  • Calories
  • 113 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 5.2 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 160 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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