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How to Make Cauliflower Rice

If you want to know how to make cauliflower rice, here's my top method! It's perfect for anyone following a low carb diet and it's so easy to make!

How to Make Cauliflower Rice - a handy tutorial for anyone following a low carb or keto diet!

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Cauliflower rice is a really great way to get a filling meal without consuming a huge amount of carbs. About 100g (just over one cup) is 3g net carbs – compared to about 44g for white rice! It is a great source of vitamin C, as well as several B vitamins and vitamin K.

How to Make Cauli Rice - a handy tutorial for anyone following a low carb or keto diet!

These days, it is actually quite easy to buy cauliflower ready-riced, either fresh or frozen. However, this usually isn't the cheapest option, so here's a tutorial on how to rice your own cauliflower! Oh – and did you know that you can also make BROCCOLI rice? Check out my broccoli-rice casserole! Or check out all my best low carb rice alternatives!

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

Slice a whole fresh head of cauliflower in half, then chop one half into rough pieces.

How to Make Cauliflower Rice - a handy tutorial for anyone following a low carb or keto diet!

Add them to a blender (I have a Ninja and love it!), and cover about three-quarters of the way with water. If you process it WITHOUT the water then it doesn't get chopped so easily and it's pretty tricky to empty the cauliflower out of the blender.

How to Make Cauliflower Rice - a handy tutorial for anyone following a low carb or keto diet!

Pulse for a few seconds and the cauliflower will be riced.

How to Make Cauliflower Rice - a handy tutorial for anyone following a low carb or keto diet!

Drain through a colander or sieve.

How to Make Cauliflower Rice - a handy tutorial for anyone following a low carb or keto diet!

Repeat with the other half of the cauliflower!

By the way, “cauli rice” freezes really well, too! Just portion it into ziplock bags, then defrost as needed.

Here are some uses and recipes for your cauliflower rice:

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This is my preferred method of making your own cauliflower rice!

Ingredients

  • 1 large head cauliflower, raw
  • Water

Instructions

  1. Slice the cauliflower in half, then chop one half into rough pieces.
  2. Add them to a blender, and cover about three-quarters of the way with water.
  3. Pulse for a few seconds and the cauliflower will be riced.
  4. Drain through a colander or sieve.
  5. Repeat for the other half of the cauliflower

Notes

6g net carbs per serving (quarter of the whole cauliflower)

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Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the rice
Amount Per Serving Calories 52Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gSodium 63mgCarbohydrates 10gNet Carbohydrates 6gFiber 4gSugar 4gProtein 4g

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