Side dish, vegetable

Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Prep Time
20
Cook Time
0
Total Time
20

Overview

For a change of pace, and a new way to enjoy your veggies, swap your brown rice with this finely chopped cauliflower "rice."

Nutritional Information

6 Servings
2/3 cup
Calories114
Carbohydrates7g
Fat9g
Saturated Fat1g
Mono Fat7g
Protein3g
Cholesterol0mg
Dietary Fiber3g
Potassium361mg
Sodium227mg

Ingredients

6 cups cauliflower florets (about 1 head)
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic , minced
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup asted sliced almonds
¼ cup chopped fresh herbs, such as chives, parsley, cilantro and/or basil
2 teaspoons lemon zest

Instructions

  • Pulse cauliflower florets 2 cups at a time in a food processor until chopped into rice-size pieces.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the cauliflower rice, sprinkle with salt and cook, stirring, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in almonds, herbs and lemon zest.