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Cajun Cauliflower Rice – Recipe

A recipe for cauliflower rice you're guaranteed to love, made with the Cajun holy trinity, jalapeno pepper, and plenty of spicy Cajun seasonings.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower, low carb, rice
Servings: 4
Calories: 70kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower washed, stems removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 medium sized tomato chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning blend
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • Fresh lime juice for serving

Instructions

  • Cut the cauliflower into florets and place them into a food processor. Pulse continuously until they are processed to about the size of small rice grains. Don’t overprocess, or it can become mushy.
  • Heat a large pan to medium heat. Add the olive oil, peppers, onion and celery. Cook them about 5 minutes to soften.
  • Add the tomato, garlic, Cajun seasonings and half of the parsley. Cookk about a minute or so.
  • Add the cauliflower rice and cook another 5 minutes or so, stirring often, until it reaches your preferred doneness.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in the remaining parsley, then squeeze in a bit of lime juice.

Notes

Serves 4
Heat Factor: Medium.

Nutrition

Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1480IU | Vitamin C: 50.7mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.8mg