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4 Crazy Cauliflower Rice Recipes That Have Under 250 Calories

Add some toppings to your cauliflower rice and create amazing meals with less than 250 calories.

Here is how to make basic cauliflower rice:

Cut away the florets from one large cauliflower. Put them in a food processor and pulse until broken down into pieces the size of rice. Heat 1 tsp. of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, then add the cauliflower. Stir to coat and cover until the cauliflower is heated through, about 4 minutes. This makes about 4 cups.

Cauliflower Rice Combos

1. Persian

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(Servings: 1)

Combine 1 cup warm cauliflower rice with 1 tbsp sliced almonds, 1 tbsp golden raisins, and 1 tbsp chopped parsley.

Nutrition per serving: 108 calories, 4 g protein, 16 g carbs, 4 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 4 g fat, 0.5 g sat fat, 47 mg sodium

2. Burrito Bowl

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(Servings: 1)

Top 1 cup cauliflower rice with 1/2 cup cooked (or canned) black beans, 2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro leaves, 2 tbsp fresh lime juice, and 1/2 tsp sea salt.

Nutrition per serving: 168 calories, 11 g protein, 30 g carbs, 11 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 2 g fat, 0.5 g sat fat, 833 mg sodium

3. Tropical “Rice” Pudding

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(Servings: 1)

Combine 1 cup warm cauliflower rice with 1/2 cup warm lite coconut milk and 1 tbsp maple syrup. Top with 2 tbsp each diced fresh pineapple and mango and 1/2 tsp cardamom.

Nutrition per serving: 220 calories, 5 g protein, 31 g carbs, 4 g fiber, 23 g sugar, 10 g fat, 6 g sat fat, 77 mg sodium

4. Kimchi Bowl

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(Servings: 1)

Top 1 cup warm cauliflower rice with 1/4 cup store-bought kimchi, 1 thinly sliced scallion, and 1 fried egg. Sprinkle with 1/2 tsp toasted sesame seeds and a squirt of hot sauce.

Nutrition per serving: 170 calories, 12 g protein, 11 g carbs, 6 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 9 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 435 mg sodium


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