Cauliflower “Rice” Recipe

Cauliflower is a fabulously versatile annual vegetable that is used for all kinds of dishes – from its raw form on a vegetable platter to alternative pizza crusts, rice, mashed potatoes, or even mock buffalo chicken wings. 

This member of the cabbage family contains just 25 calories per 100 grams (or 3.52 ounces), as well as large amounts of vitamin C and a good amount of B vitamins and vitamin K.

Cauliflower "Rice"

Recipe by Publix
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Course: SideCuisine: American


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    This healthy side dish is a snap to make and pairs well with anything you'd usually pair with rice.


    • 1

      head cauliflower (about 1 1/2 lb.)

    • 1 (15.5 oz.)

      can hominy, drained and rinsed

    • Cooking spray

    • 1/4 cup

      Parmesan cheese, grated

    • 1 tbsp.

      dried chives


    • Cut cauliflower into florets and place in food processor; pulse until finely chopped (resembling rice). Transfer to medium bowl.

    • Place hominy in same food processor; pulse until finely chopped, then stir into cauliflower.

    • Preheat large sauté pan on medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Coat pan with spray and place cauliflower mixture in pan; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until tender.

    • Remove pan from heat; stir in cheese and chives. Serve.

    Nutrition Facts (per serving):

    • Calories 110 | Fat 3g | Cholesterol 5mg | Sodium 360mg | Carbohydrates 18g | Fiber 5g Sugars 5g | Protein 6g | Calcium 8% | Vitamin C 120% | Vitamin A 2% | Iron 6%

    Facts about Cauliflower

    Did You Know?

    The name cauliflower comes from combining the Latin word for cabbage with the word flower. It also grows in four different colors: white, orange, green, and purple.

    How to Choose:

    Feel the head to ensure it is tightly packed and firm. When choosing the white variety, avoid discolored spots or any softness.

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