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cilantro lime cauliflower rice Gluten Free Low-Carb Whole 30 Healthy-3
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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

A delicious recipe for Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice. A yummy side dish for any main meal. Only 6 ingredients and 25 minutes needed. Gluten-Free. Low-Carb. Keto. Paleo. Whole 30.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 51kcal


  • 1 head of cauliflower (grated or processed into "rice-sized" chunks, approximately 4 cups)
  • 1 brown onion (finely diced)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • to taste fresh lime juice (approximately one tablespoon works for us)
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • to taste oil (for cooking)


  • In a pan, over a medium high heat, add the onion and sauté in a little bit of oil until translucent. About 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cumin and sauté for a few seconds before adding the cauliflower rice.
  • Cook the cauliflower until it reaches your desired level of tenderness, about 5-10 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and stir in the fresh cilantro and lime juice.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately.


Tips and Tricks:

1. Add some leftover chicken and sliced avocado to make it a one pan meal!


Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg