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14 Paleo Cauliflower Rice Recipes

14 Paleo Cauliflower Rice Recipes

Cauliflower, now known as a versatile vegetable – and rightfully so when it can be made into a low-carb mashed potato alternative, tortillas, rice, pizza crust and more. For this roundup though, we’re focusing on cauliflower rice.

Cauli-rice is just as versatile as a cauliflower floret and can be made into so many dishes, especially those made with traditional rice, making it perfect for Paleo eaters avoiding grains. And as we already mentioned, it contains less carbs, fitting right in on a low-carb or a keto diet.

These 14 Paleo cauliflower rice recipes are creative, flavorful, many are also vegetarian, and can be either a side dish or star of the dinner table. So pull out your food processor and shredding attachment, or buy it pre-riced to create these recipes. You can even create cauliflower rice with a good old box grater if neither of the former are available to you.

Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice

Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice – by Paleo Running Momma

A complete meal that is ready in less than 30 minutes! Add your favorite ground meat, plenty of chopped green chilis and a homemade chipotle ranch dip.

Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice

Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice – by A Saucy Kitchen

This cauliflower rice is a zingy and quick-to-fix side dish that brings unexpected excitement to your leftovers.

Cauliflower Mushroom Risotto

Cauliflower Mushroom Risotto – by Paleo Leap

Mushrooms are incredibly nutritious and delicious – and it turns out that they taste absolutely amazing when simmered in leftover chicken stock with cauliflower rice.

Whole30 Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice

Whole30 Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice – by Tasty Thin

Make it as is, or mix it up in a variety of ways: swap the chicken for shrimp, leave out the meat for a vegetarian option, add spicy sriracha sauce for the hottest bites.

Spanish Cauliflower Rice

Spanish Cauliflower Rice – by Ketogasm

Toss in a couple handfuls of shredded chicken breast and let the cumin, chili and garlic powder work their magic.

Paleo Kimchi-Bacon Fried Cauliflower Rice

Paleo Kimchi-Bacon Fried Cauliflower Rice – by Worthy Pause

Take the chance to skip the boring rice and chicken, and use bacon instead! Lots of tasty bacon and spicy kimchi. It’s delicious!

Garlic Cauliflower Fried Rice (Filipino Sinangag)

Garlic Cauliflower Fried Rice (Filipino Sinangag) – by Low Carb Yum

Garlic in my breakfast? Yes, please! If those are your sentiments too, this cauliflower rice is for you.

Creamy Chicken Broccoli Cauliflower Rice Casserole

Creamy Chicken Broccoli Cauliflower Rice Casserole – by Savory Lotus

Low-carb and naturally gluten-free, this casserole was made to simplify your dinner.


Southwest-Style Vegetable Cauliflower Rice

Southwest-Style Vegetable Cauliflower Rice – by Paleo Leap

What’s not to love about cumin, jalapeños, and bell peppers tossed together with a handful of other ingredients to make a colorful dish? Add chicken or steak to make it a complete meal.

 Tandoori Chicken with Curry Pineapple Rice

Tandoori Chicken With Curry Pineapple Rice – by Melissa Joulwan

There are no words to describe the amazing aromas that fill your home as you cook this dish, it’s guaranteed that everyone will want seconds!

Whole30 Mongolian Beef Stir-Fry

Whole30 Mongolian Beef Stir-Fry – by The Define Dish

Admittedly, this recipe is more about the mouthwatering flank steak, but the cauliflower rice keeps things “traditional”.

Cauliflower Tabbouleh Salad

Cauliflower Tabbouleh Salad – by The Real Food Dietitians

Cleverly replace the traditional bulgur with cauliflower rice to make this refreshing salad Paleo and low-carb.

Vegetarian Thai Green Curry Cauliflower Rice

Vegetarian Thai Green Curry Cauliflower Rice – by Paleo Leap

This vegetarian dish uses a homemade green curry paste to spice up all those healthy vegetables.

Beef and Broccoli Cauli-Rice

Beef and Broccoli Cauli-Rice – by The Healthy Foodie

Sometimes the cauliflower rice is the main event, other times it complements the steak in a subtle way.