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Garlic Butter Cauliflower Rice
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How to Make Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice is easy to make, light and fluffy, versatile, and will take on the flavor of any seasonings you add. It's a great low carb side dish for so many meals!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 97kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds cauliflower head 1 small to medium head
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Small handful of fresh herbs such as cilantro, basil, parsley, or scallion, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Trim the leaves off of the cauliflower head.
  • Rinse the cauliflower under cool running water and pat dry.
  • Use a box grater to shred the cauliflower (the same side you’d use to shred cheese).
  • Heat a large skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Add the oil. Once hot, add the cauliflower and cook until it’s just starting to soften, about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs if desired. Serve warm.

Video

Notes

  • Net Carbs: 5g per serving
  • This is the basic method for how to make cauliflower rice, but you can play with the flavor profile! You can also add any seasonings, herbs, or spices you like.
  • To make Cauliflower Rice with garlic butter like in the video, melt 2 tablespoons of salted butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Once melted, add 2 cloves of crushed garlic and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Drizzle this over the Cauliflower Rice and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 429mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 69.3mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.6mg