Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice Recipe

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Cilantro lime cauliflower rice is a perfect low-carb side dish for any Mexican dish. Tangy and bright from the classic pairing of lime and cilantro, it is a side dish that will liven up any meal.
Side Dish
Mexican
8
ingredients
9
steps
25
minutes
Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
1
cauliflower head, see notes
1 tblsp
extra virgin olive oil
1
small onion, finely diced
3
garlic cloves, minced
2 tblsp
vegetable broth
1/2-1
lime, juiced
1/4 cup(s)
fresh cilantro, finely minced
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions 9 steps | 25 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

Step 2

Make the cauliflower rice. Remove the tough leaves of the cauliflower. 

Step 3

Quarter the head of the cauliflower and lay each quarter on its side and slice off the fibrous stems.

Step 4

Cut the cauliflower into florets.

Step 5

Add the cauliflower florets to the bowl of a food processor and pulse 8-10 times, or until the cauliflower resembles rice granules. Set aside.

Step 6

In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook until slightly tender, about 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Add the cauliflower rice, vegetable broth and cook until cauliflower is tender, about 4-6 minutes.

Step 8

Turn off the heat and stir in the lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper to taste.

Step 9

Serve immediately paired with your favorite Mexican dish. Enjoy!


Notes:

  • If using frozen cauliflower rice, skip steps 1-4 and cook the frozen cauliflower rice for about 1-2 minutes.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
79
FAT
3.8 g
PROTEIN
3.1 g
CARBS
10.8 g

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Tiffany L.

Tiffany

Cozymeal Team Member

25 Jul 2022

I have been making a lot of this rice on keto. Delicious and low-carb!

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