Mexican Cauliflower Rice

A healthy alternative to regular rice, and a great way to add more veggies to your diet.

September 04, 2020 1 min read

Mexican Cauliflower Rice

Serving Size
Serving size
Prep Time
Prep time
10 min
Cook Time
Cook time
15 min
Recipe Author


  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 Roma tomato, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
  • 3/4 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin

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  1. Cut cauliflower into small chunks. Remove any of the green leaves and thick stems. Rice cauliflower on food processor or grater.
  2. To make in a food processor: add cauliflower chunks into food processor and pulse until it resembles rice or couscous.
  3. To make with a box grater: carefully grate cauliflower into a large bowl.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, tomato and garlic. Saute for 10 minutes, until onions are completely softened.
  5. Add broth, tomato paste, salt, paprika and cumin. Mix together until tomato paste has completely dissolved.
  6. Add cauliflower rice and stir to fully combine with the broth. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until cauliflower has softened. Taste and season with salt, if necessary.
  7. Remove from heat and serve with chopped cilantro and fresh limes.

Nutrional info: Calories: 93, Fat: 5g, Net carbs: 11g, Protein: 3g

*Nutritional information is approximate.

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