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Sauteed Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower can be made into a rice alternative with just a few simple ingredients. 

4 servings
Prep time
15 minutes
Cook time
10 minutes
Total time
25 minutes
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup onion (diced)
1 clove garlic (minced, (or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder))
1 medium cauliflower (grated or finely chopped (4-5 cups))
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice ((optional))
2 tablespoons parsley (chopped (optional))
  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet or saucepan on medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, cauliflower, salt and pepper. Stir until cauliflower is tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in lemon juice and sprinkle with parsley, if desired. Serve warm.
  • Use as a side dish or as a base for stir-fries, chili or anything you might eat with rice.
  • Add any sautéed or roasted vegetables.
  • Top with grated or crumbled cheese.
  • Freeze extra lemon or lime juice to use later.
Meal Type: Dinner
Category: 30 Minutes or Less, Kid-Friendly
Food group: Vegetables
Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall