Healthy & Simple Mexican Style Cauliflower Rice

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Healthy & Simple Mexican Style Cauliflower Rice

Healthy & Simple Mexican Style Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is an easy way to cut down on your carbs, which are a big portion in most meals. This recipe gives you the option to still enjoy a side of rice without adding too many calories. Feel free to substitute this in any recipe that is served with rice to stay on track with your fitness goals. 

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 28 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 head organic cauliflower
  • 1 small tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 an onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • dash of salt and pepper
  • dash of Tajin or red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 cup fresh, cilantro, chopped
  • 1/8 cup fresh, cilantro, chopped juice from one lime
  • juice from one lime

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease shallow baking pan with olive oil.

  2. Using a food processor with the grating blade, grate all of the cauliflower. Set aside.

  3. In a high speed blender, or food processor, blend the tomatoes, onion, garlic, tomato paste, salt, pepper and tajin until smooth.

  4. Mix the tomato blend evenly into the shredded cauliflower. 

  5. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes. Stir and bake for another 20 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven, transfer to serving dish. Mix in the chopped cilantro and drizzle with lime juice. Enjoy!

  7. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 28 calories, 1g fat, 91mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, and 1g protein 

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