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Recipe: Buttery Lemon Garlic Cauliflower Rice

Yields1 ServingPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

In just 15 minutes you can have this gluten free/grain free Buttery Lemon Garlic Cauliflower Rice on the table. A great side dish and the perfect alternative to heavy carbs.

 1 head cauliflower
 4 tbsp unsalted butter
 1 1/2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
 4 cloves garlic
 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
 2 tbsp freshly chopped Italian parsley
 salt and pepper to taste

To make the cauliflower rice: Chop the cauliflower into 4 floret sections. Rinse and pat dry very well. Discard and leaves and stem. Pulse 1/2 of the florets in a food processor until they are the consistency of rice. Repeat for the rest of the cauliflower.


Melt the butter in a 12 inch cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add the lemon juice and garlic. Cook one minute. Add the cauliflower rice. Cook about 5 minutes or until the level of doneness has been reached. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4 cups