25 Cauliflower Rice Recipes that are healthy, low carb and yet taste delicious. These dinner recipes are packed with flavor, nutrients and will keep you satisfied for hours.

Cauliflower Rice in a glass bowl with a wooden spoon

What Is Cauliflower Rice?

In case you have been living under the rock since 2017… Just kidding. But that’s when a concept of cauliflower rice has exploded.

Here are the key facts you need to know about cauliflower rice:

  • Cauliflower rice is simply finely processed cauliflower.
  • You can buy cauliflower rice at most stores (especially in the US).
  • Store-bought cauliflower rice comes in bags, fresh or frozen. Look in a fridge of a produce section or in a freezer of frozen vegetables aisle.
  • You can make cauliflower rice at home very easy using a food processor, box grater or knife and a cutting board.
  • Cauliflower rice freezes for up to 3 months and you can cook it from frozen.

That’s all you have to know about cauliflower rice.

Now let’s go over 25 delicious full of flavor low carb dinners you can make with it.

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Low carb dinners that will keep you satisfied for hours. Divided into sections for your convenience.

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Cauliflower Rice Recipes with Chicken

cauliflower rice and beans with chicken

Chicken adds protein to a low carb meal with cauliflower rice. Plus cubed boneless chicken breasts or thighs cook almost as fast cauliflower rice making all these recipes 30 minute healthy dinners.

Mexican Cauliflower Rice Recipes

cilantro lime cauliflower rice

Traditional ingredients used in Mexican cuisine like cilantro, lime and jalapeno add amazing flavor to otherwise bland cauliflower. You end up with a delicious low carb dinner that is low in calories and big on flavor.

Vegan Cauliflower Rice Recipes

thai cauliflower rice

When it comes to make a vegan cauliflower rice meal filling, one can rely on healthy fats of coconut milk and high in protein and fiber vegetables, beans and legumes. Also tofu! I love tofu so much! You can easily make my super popular fried tofu recipe and add it to any of these recipes.

Indian Cauliflower Rice Recipes

cauliflower rice in a food processor

Just like with Mexican food, Indian spices like curry powder add a ton of flavor to vegetables and meat. And it doesn’t take a lot of ingredients to make delicious food when you are using curry. Chicken or chickpeas add protein to these delicious low carb Indian recipes.

Meal Prep Cauliflower Rice Recipes

cauliflower fried rice

Cooked and seasoned cauliflower rice lasts in the refrigerator well for up to 5 days. Divide into meal prep containers for easy grab and go lunches. Or keep in one large container and reheat for dinner on a skillet with a splash of water.

Other Cauliflower Rice Recipes

cauliflower risotto

I would say these are my favorite cauliflower recipes below. I swear, that fried rice my kids thing it’s real. And risotto comes out delicious like in the best Italian restaurant. And who doesn’t love extra cheese or taco flavors?!

I hope you enjoy these healthy and delicious cauliflower rice recipes. Be healthy!

how to make cauliflower rice

25 Cauliflower Rice Recipes - How to Make Cauliflower Rice

25 Cauliflower Rice Recipes that are healthy, low carb and yet taste delicious. These dinner recipes are packed with flavor, nutrients and will keep you satisfied for hours.
5 from 3 votes
Calories 227
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 2 lbs cauliflower florets or 1 large head of cauliflower


  • In a food processor, add cauliflower florets in small batches. The key is to not overcrowd the bowl and work in batches.
  • Process cauliflower until you see the rice texture form.
  • Transfer "rice" to a bowl and repeat with remaining cauliflower.

Store: Refrigerate riced cauliflower in a glass bowl covered with linen towel or a beeswax wrap. It will last this way for up to 5-6 days staying dry and without becoming soggy and developing a foul sulphur smell.

    Freeze: Freeze cauliflower rice in desired portions for next recipe. It freezes beautifully in large gallon size resealable bags for up to 3 months. Cook from frozen, do not thaw.


      Serving: 1cup | Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 272mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 17g
      Course: Dinner
      Cuisine: North American
      Author: Olena Osipov
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      Welcome! I grew up in Ukraine watching my grandma cook with simple ingredients. I have spent the last 11 years making it my mission to help you cook quick and easy meals for your family!

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      1. 5 stars
        i have made quite a few of your recipes and have enjoyed them all keep up the good work i would rate what i have made a 5 enjuyed them all

      2. Thanks! Lots of good recipe’s here. I love making my Keto stir fry with riced cauli.
        I need one with beef…

      3. love cauliflower rice so having
        more recipe’s will be good be
        good to have different menu’s.

      4. These low-carb, cauliflower recipes look delicious, Olena. When I make spaghetti for my family, I substitute cauliflower florets in place of noodles. I like it better than pasta!
        Best wishes for a delicious and nutritious 2020,
        Leslie Smith

        1. Sounds great! Yes, I agree. BTW, just returned from Costco in Nanaimo and they now sell frozen organic cauliflower rice. Thought you would like to know. 🙂

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