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Cauliflower Rice
Cauliflower Rice
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Guys. We’ve got a genius new use for cauliflower: A few whirls in a food processor and you have a delicious, healthy substitute for rice. Plus, our cauliflower rice recipe is ready in a fraction of the time (ten minutes!), so you can get back to all the other important things in your life, like listening to Adele’s new album on repeat.

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6 servings

1 head cauliflower

1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1. Cut the cauliflower into florets. Roughly chop the tender part of the stems, discarding the tough and leafy parts.

2. Working in batches, transfer the cauliflower to the bowl of a food processor, filling it only halfway. Pulse the cauliflower until it resembles rice, about 45 seconds to 1 minute. Repeat with the remaining cauliflower.

3. The “rice” can be served at this point, or stored in the refrigerator for up to five days. To serve it uncooked and cold, toss the cauliflower rice with 2 tablespoons olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. To serve it cooked and warm, sauté the cauliflower rice in 1 tablespoon olive oil for 2 to 3 minutes, and season with salt and pepper.


53 calories

4g fat

5g carbs

2g protein

2g sugars

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