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How to make cauliflower rice for low-carb diets

The perfect solution for people who love rice, but want to reduce their carb intake. Good news, cauliflower rice is your new best friend! Plus, it’s one of your 5-a-day.

It’s super simple to make and, when fried and added to your usual sauce, most people can’t tell the difference.

Ingredients: 1 medium cauliflower – around 5-6 inches in diameter or roughly 575g.

Serves: 4 as a side, or 2 as a main.

Nutrition per side serving*:
37 calories
– 7g carbs
– 3g protein
– 0.4g fat
* please double these values if you’re having cauliflower rice as a main.

Step 1

Remove the leaves from your cauliflower.

how to make cauliflower rice - step 1

Step 2

Lay it upside down on your chopping board and remove the stalk.

how to make cauliflower rice - step 2

Step 3

Roughly chop your cauliflower into florets.

how to make cauliflower rice - step 3

Step 4

Attach the knife blade to your food processor and add the cauliflower florets.

how to make cauliflower rice - step 4

Step 5

Whizz to a fine, breadcrumb-like consistency.

how to make cauliflower rice - step 5

Step 6

Cook your cauliflower rice in the microwave until soft. Do not add extra water.

how to make cauliflower rice - step 6

Step 7

Fry your cauliflower rice to give it a crisp finish. You could even fry it with egg for a healthy spin on egg fried rice.

how to make cauliflower rice - step 7

Step 8

Serve your cauliflower rice with your usual meal, or stir a sauce/dressing through for a rice-like salad.

how to make cauliflower rice - step 8

All credit for photos: goodtoknow.co.uk.  

 

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8 May
2014
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