How To Make Cauliflower Rice

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Cauliflower rice is super simple to make and versatile that it can be used to make various low-carb and keto recipes in place of real rice.

Easy cauliflower rice, low carb alternative to rice.
Easy cauliflower rice, low carb alternative to rice.

One large head of cauliflower will yield 6-8 cups of cauliflower rice. When making the rice for your family, allow 1 cup per person as a small side dish.

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We use cauliflower rice for many recipes, and one of our favorites is this keto sushi roll recipe.

Ingredients for Cauliflower Rice

  • ½ head of cauliflower or 3 cups of cauliflower rice
  • 3 ounces butter (optional, add butter if not eating with a fatty meal)
  • ½ teaspoon of Salt (optional)

Method for Delicious Cauliflower Rice

You can make cauliflower rice with a grater, but we just use a food processor for simplicity and bulk amounts.

  1. Cut the cauliflower into evenly sized florets and place it into your food processor, only filling half the bowl at a time. (or you can use a cheese grater. They work well.
  2. Blend the cauliflower using the pulse setting. Continue to pulse until it resembles rice. If there are any large pieces, remove them and blend them separately.
  3. Heat a frying pan over medium-low heat.
  4. Add the butter and salt, and allow the butter to melt before adding the cauliflower.
  5. Saute the cauliflower for 5-8 minutes while continually stirring.
  6. Remove from heat and serve. Enjoy.

How to Cook Cauliflower Rice in the Microwave

1. Place cauliflower rice, butter, and salt in a microwave-safe dish
2. Put on the lid and microwave for 3-6 minutes (depending on the power of your microwave).
3. Allow sitting for 2 minutes before opening. Stir through with a spoon and serve.

Keto Cauliflower Rice

Easy Cauliflower Rice

One of the most popular recipe for keto dishes is cauliflower rice It is super simple to make, yet so versatile it has so many uses in low carb cooking.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Servings: 3 serves
Calories: 97kcal
Author: Gerri

Ingredients

  • 1/2 head Cauliflower
  • 3 ounces Butter optional (add butter if not eating with a fatty meal to kleepit keto )
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  • Cut the cauliflower into evenly sized florets and place into your food processor, only filling half the bowl at a time.
  • Blend the cauliflower using the pulse setting. Continue to pulse until it resembles rice. If there are any large pieces, remove them and blend them separately.
  • Heat a frying pan over medium low heat.
  • Add the butter and salt, allow the butter to melt before adding the cauliflower.
  • Saute the cauliflower for 5-8 minutes, whilst continually stirring.
  • Remove from heat and serve. Enjoy.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 100g | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g


Maybe Fried Rice is more your thing? We’ve created a great video to help you make a great Low Carb Cauliflower Fried Rice.

To make a larger batch of Low Carb Cauliflower Rice, simply adjust the serving amounts in our easy-to-use recipe card below.

The measurements and ingredients will adjust themselves, and all you have to do is follow the method.

Do you work in the metric measuring system? It’s easy to switch the units from US imperial to metric with the drop-down menu on the recipe card below.

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4 thoughts on “How To Make Cauliflower Rice”

  1. Simple and excellent. I added some tumeric and snipped garlic chives. Cauliflower
    — a reason to use my processor!

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