Homemade Cauliflower Rice


Cauliflower rice has a fairly neutral taste and goes very well with many different ingredients. This homemade cauliflower rice is also low-carb!

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Homemade cauliflower rice
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2021-08-05, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 10 minutes.

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Updated at: 12-03-2022

10 minutes 4 people Side dishes 62 calories p.p.
Homemade cauliflower rice


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  • 1 large cauliflower
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  • food processor or blender

Homemade Cauliflower Rice

10 minutes 4 people Side dishes 62 calories p.p.

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Making the cauliflower rice – 10 minutes

cut off the hard, green leaves from the cauliflower using a chef's knife. Cut the cauliflower into florets (small pieces).

you can use a chef's knife, or use your fingers to push or pull the cauliflower florets apart. Trim the stalks as short as possible.

Homemade cauliflower rice
Homemade cauliflower rice

you need a food processor and/or your chef's knife for the next step. You could blitz the cauliflower in a blender, but this will be a little more difficult. You can add a splash of olive oil if you like.

shred/process all the cauliflower florets until they have become fine grains.

as cauliflower rice has a fairly neutral taste, you can easily combine it with different types of herbs and other ingredients. It's really tasty!

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Homemade Cauliflower Rice: frequently asked questions

How do I cook my cauliflower rice?

Add a good splash of olive oil to a frying pan. Spoon the cauliflower rice into the pan and add a drizzle of olive oil over the top.

Sauté the cauliflower rice over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. The cauliflower rice is done as soon as you start to see light brown spots.

Is cauliflower rice low-carb?

Yes, cauliflower rice is low in carbohydrates as it contains little to no starch or sugars.

Can I make cauliflower rice without a food processor or blender?

This is possible but will take much more time. Use a regular kitchen grater or mandolin to finely grate the cauliflower florets.