Toasted Cauliflower "Rice"

Looking for a delicious side dish that's low in carbs? This cauliflower "rice" makes the perfect accompaniment to stir-fry, grilled meats or fish, and any place you'd normally eat rice. Adjust the flavors a bit to put a Mexican spin on it with cilantro and lime for a burrito bowl or add lemon and dill to pair it with grilled salmon.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 6 oz baby bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large head cauliflower (6-7" diameter)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Makes 6

Directions

  1. Cut cauliflower into florets. Place in food processor and pulse until cauliflower is the consistency of a fine rice.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat add oil, onions and sliced mushrooms and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Turn up heat to high and add cauliflower, garlic powder and salt to mixture.
  4. Toast cauliflower, stirring frequently, for 5-7 minutes or until golden and tender but not mushy.
  5. Remove from heat and serve hot.

By providing your email address, you are agreeing to our privacy policy. We never sell or share your email address.

More on this topic

Nutrition facts

Serves 6

  • calories: 48
  • calories from fat: 3
  • cholesterol: 0mg
  • dietary fiber: 4.2g
  • potassium: 580mg
  • protein: 3.6g
  • sodium: 238mg
  • sugars: 4.3g
  • total carbohydrates: 9.9g
  • total fat: 1.4g
  • trans fat: 0.0g
Photograph by Kelly Dabel. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.net cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


Join the conversation

or create an account to comment.