Lime Cilantro Cauliflower “Rice”

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Grated cauliflower stands in for rice in this flavorful, grain-free side dish.


  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 lime, juiced and zested
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons butter (Optional)


Grate cauliflower florets or pulse in a food processor until it resembles rice.

Place grated cauliflower and water in a microwave-safe covered dish.

Cook cauliflower in microwave on high until tender, about 7 minutes.

Stir lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, and butter into cooked cauliflower until well blended.

Prep time: 15 mins / Cooking time: 10 mins / Total time: 25 mins

Serving: 4 / Yield: 4 servings

Calories: 93.2

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