Homemade Cauliflower Rice (4 WAYS)

Homemade Cauliflower Rice

This article will supply you with directions on how to make cauliflower rice (with a cheese grater, blender, knife or food processor).

Plus, you’ll also find directions on how to cook cauliflower rice. And you’ll find several riced cauliflower recipes… including a Chipotle “copycat” recipe!

Homemade Cauliflower Rice

You’ll also find a cauliflower rice nutrition guide including calories, carbs, sugar and protein in cauliflower rice.

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Basically, this is your one stop cauliflower rice guide… and as we publish new recipes with the wonderful veggie based rice, we will add them below!

Below, you’ll learn how to make cauliflower rice in a blender, cheese grater, food processor, or just a regular kitchen knife!

Homemade Cauliflower Rice

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make riced cauliflower recipes.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll even find several guides on how to season cauliflower rice, calories, fat, carbs, and sugar in the nutrition guide, and much more in the sections below.

To make these recipes for riced cauliflower easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

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Up next, ingredients and supplied you’ll need to make the best cauliflower rice recipes…

Ingredients for Homemade Riced Cauliflower

Making your own riced cauliflower is easier than you might think… you don’t even need any fancy kitchen gadgets!

Below you’ll find everything you’ll need to make cauliflower as rice. And in the following section we will review how to make this veggie rice 4 different ways.

Homemade Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients and Equipment for Cauliflower Rice:

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • Cheese Grater / Food Processor / Kitchen Knife / Blender (choose one)

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of cauliflower for rice you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this cauliflower as rice recipe can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, 4 different ways to make this healthy riced veggie dish…

How to Make Cauliflower Rice + How to Cook Cauliflower Rice

In this section you will learn how to make low calorie riced cauliflower, and how to cook riced cauliflower.

But before we get to that, we wanted to share a few of our favorite cauliflower rice recipes…

Healthy Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
You can have 1 1/2 cups of this healthy cilantro lime rice cauliflower recipe for just 65 calories!
This easy Mexican cauliflower rice recipe is low in calories, and low in ingredients.
Special Tip: Be sure to see below on how to make homemade cauliflower rice. And yes, you can absolutely use frozen cauliflower rice to make this healthy recipe!
Check out this recipe
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
15 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipes
You can make this cauliflower fried rice 5 ways… Traditional fried rice, with chicken, shrimp, pork, or vegan with tofu.
Directions for all 5 cauliflower rice recipes are included, and all can be made in just 15 minutes!
Save yourself some time, and get a bag of frozen pees and carrots, and get riced cauliflower.
Check out this recipe
The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

How to Make Cauliflower Rice:

  1. Remove any greens from your cauliflower head.
  2. Wash and dry cauliflower
  3. Choose your method and follow directions…

Making Cauliflower Rice 4 Different Ways:

  • Cheese Grater Method: Cut the cauliflower into large chunks and use the medium-sized holes, to grate.
  • Food Processor Method: Cut into small pieces and use the grater attachment to grate the cauliflower.
  • Knife Method: Use a large knife to finely chop the cauliflower into smaller rice-sized pieces.
  • Blender Method: Add cauliflower florets to a blender and pulse until small pieces form, about 15 to 60 seconds, scraping the cauliflower down as needed.

How to Cook Cauliflower Rice:

  1. Heat a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the cauliflower rice in a single layer.
  3. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes, until the rice becomes tender and the excess liquid cooks off.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for making cauliflower rice….

Homemade Cauliflower Rice

This sharable and printable recipe card will supply you with 4 ways to make riced cauliflower, and supply you with the nutrition as well.

Be sure to see the next section for more nutrition information.

Try Theses Recipes with Riced Cauliflower:

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LOW CALORIE Cauliflower Rice

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It's easy to make your own cauliflower rice, with a blender, knife, cheese grater, or food processor.
The recipe will show you how to make cauliflower rice all 4 ways, and how to cook cauliflower rice.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course ingredient, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 17 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head cauliflower

Instructions
 

How to Make Cauliflower Rice:

  • Remove any greens from your cauliflower head.
  • Wash and dry cauliflower
  • Cheese Grater Method: Cut the cauliflower into large chunks and use the medium-sized holes, to grate.
  • Food Processor Method: Cut into small pieces and use the grater attachment to grate the cauliflower.
  • Knife Method: Use a large knife to finely chop the cauliflower into smaller rice-sized pieces.
  • Blender Method: Add cauliflower florets to a blender and pulse until small pieces form, about 15 to 60 seconds, scraping the cauliflower down as needed.

How to Cook Cauliflower Rice:

  • Heat a large pan over medium heat.
  • Add the cauliflower rice in a single layer.
  • Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes, until the rice becomes tender and the excess liquid cooks off.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 17kcalCarbohydrates: 3.5gProtein: 1.3gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 20mgPotassium: 201mgFiber: 1.7gSugar: 1.6gCalcium: 15mgIron: 0mg
Keyword cauliflower, fried rice, Side Dish
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Nutrition and Calories in Cauliflower Rice

This nutrition is based off 1 cup of cauliflower rice, 1/4 of a head of cauliflower.

FAQ – Cauliflower Rice Q&A

How much rice does cauliflower make?

1 head of cauliflower (about 1 pound) will make about 4 cups of cauliflower rice. This article will supply you with 4 ways to make cauliflower rice!

How do you make good cauliflower rice?

You can make cauliflower rice by chopping (with a knife, food processor, or blender) or grating (with a cheese grater) cauliflower.
Cheese Grater Method: Cut the cauliflower into large chunks and use the medium-sized holes, to grate.
Food Processor Method: Cut into small pieces and use the grater attachment to grate the cauliflower.
Knife Method: Use a large knife to finely chop the cauliflower into smaller rice-sized pieces.
Blender Method: Add cauliflower florets to a blender and pulse until small pieces form, about 15 to 60 seconds, scraping the cauliflower down as needed.

How many cups are in a head of cauliflower?

1 head of cauliflower (about 1 pound) will make about 4 cups of cauliflower rice.
To cook the cauliflower rice: 
1. Heat a large pan over medium heat.
2. Add the cauliflower rice in a single layer.
3. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes, until the rice becomes tender and the excess liquid cooks off.

Is cauliflower rice good for weight loss?

Cauliflower is great for weight loss, and making riced cauliflower in place of traditional rice can help you save carbs, sugars and lots of calories! Try these low calorie cauliflower rice recipes!

How do you make cauliflower rice not soggy?

1. Heat a large pan over medium heat.
2. Add the cauliflower rice in a single layer.
3. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes, until the rice becomes tender and the excess liquid cooks off.

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