South Of The Border Cauliflower Rice Recipe

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Switching out your normal carby side dishes will help you lose weight faster, but they’re an important part of many traditional meals.  Try this delicious cauliflower rice recipe with Mexican dishes, your taste buds and your waist line will thank you!

cauliflower rice

Note: Cauliflower rice isn’t as absorbent as regular rice, so you’ll want to thicken sauces slightly.

This recipe makes 8 servings.

Ingredients for South-Of-The-Border Cauliflower Rice:

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

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

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

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

Mix the tomato blend evenly into the shredded cauliflower. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes. Stir and bake for another 20 minutes.

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

Nutrition Info: One serving equals: 28 calories, 1g fat, 91mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, and 1g protein

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