Green Cauliflower Rice Recipe

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Daryl Published: March 29, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021
Green Cauliflower Rice Recipe

How To Make Green Cauliflower Rice

A healthy rice recipe to complete your meal. Add your favorite fresh green veggies and herbs to make this delicious green cauliflower rice.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3tbspwater
  • 8ozspinach,half of a 1 pound bag, frozen chopped
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1bunchgreen onion,chopped
  • 1lbcauliflower rice,homemade or store-bought, fresh or frozen
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspground black pepper
  • ½cupcilantro,or flat leaf parsley, fresh chopped

Instructions

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle the water evenly over the spinach.

  2. Cover the bowl with a microwave-safe lid or plastic wrap, and microwave at high heat for 3 to 4 minutes, depending on the strength of your microwave until the spinach is fully thawed and steaming hot.

  3. Transfer the spinach to a colander or mesh strainer, and use the back of a spoon to squeeze out as much moisture as you can.

  4. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the green onions and sauté until they are softened and translucent for about 2 minutes.

  5. Add the cauliflower rice, salt, and pepper and sauté for another 5 minutes until the cauliflower is cooked through and you’re starting to see a little bit of browning on the green onions.

  6. Add the spinach and sauté for 2 more minutes. Turn off the heat, then stir in the chopped herbs. Taste for seasoning, add more salt and/or pepper if needed.

  7. Remove from heat and serve right away or cool to room temperature. Store in the fridge for up to 4 days, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 110.92kcal
  • Fat: 7.36g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.93g
  • Fiber: 4.34g
  • Sugar: 3.08g
  • Protein: 4.37g
  • Sodium: 320.03mg
  • Calcium: 103.94mg
  • Potassium: 745.86mg
  • Iron: 2.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 286.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 76.44mg
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