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Lime Cilantro Cauliflower "Rice"

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"Grated cauliflower stands in for rice in this flavorful, grain-free side dish."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 93 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Grate cauliflower florets or pulse in a food processor until it resembles rice.
  2. Place grated cauliflower and water in a microwave-safe covered dish.
  3. Cook cauliflower in microwave on high until tender, about 7 minutes.
  4. Stir lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, and butter into cooked cauliflower until well blended.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 93 calories; 6 g fat; 9.6 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g protein; 15 mg cholesterol; 87 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was tasty. I thought I had cilantro in the fridge. Turned ut it was italian parsely but I forged ahead anyway. I used a mixture of basil and parsely in this instead. Next time I think I'll ...

Most helpful critical review

This just didn't taste good at all - much too strong in the cilantro and lime.

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This was tasty. I thought I had cilantro in the fridge. Turned ut it was italian parsely but I forged ahead anyway. I used a mixture of basil and parsely in this instead. Next time I think I'll ...

omg omg omg.. this doesn't even BEGIN to taste like cauliflower.. i didn't use the butter but i sprinkled in some parm afterwards and wow.. out of this world.. i can't wait to make it for bf.. t...

Excellent! We don't use a microwave so we just boiled in water. It was good warm and it would be good chilled.

This is so easy and very tasty. If you are looking for directions on how to pre-prepare the cauliflower and freeze it, suggest storing the rice in "2 cup" batches. Pull it out of the freezer an...

This is really good. I just cook the cauliflower rice in a skillet with coconut oil instead of butter. Finish off with some Siracha chili sauce for a nice kick.

Wow! This is the second time I am making this. I omitted the butter, really doesn't add anything to the taste but calories, and added finely chopped scallion and fresh ground pepper. I could eat...

Super easy to make. My fiance and I are on a carb-less diet and I LOVE cooking spanish rice (and crave it more than anything), but this was a great substitution! I cooked it in a skillet, one tb...

What a great idea! I am a fan of cilantro lime rice, and I love cauliflower. This came out great. Even my husband (super picky, and doesn't care for vegetables, hates cauliflower) thought this w...

We loved this recipe! Even though we are a family of 3, I could have and perhaps, should have doubled the recipe; it warms up wonderfully the next day. I second the recommendation of using two l...