Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice is a rice substitution that is very easy to make, it is low in carb, low in calorie, gluten free, paleo and diabetic friendly. It is also very very delicious. It can be eaten as a side alone or as a base for dishes like stir-fry, curries or use it for fried rice! If you are watching your diet, or thinking to cut down on rice, why don’t give this recipe a try.


1 large head cauliflower, separated into florets

2 tablespoons olive oil

Optional ingredient

Sea salt to taste

2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped

Juice of 1/2 lemon


Pre heat oven at 200°C

Line a large baking tray with baking paper

Cut the cauliflower into smaller florets, wash and drain well

Put the cauliflower into a food processor and pulse until the mixture resembles like rice 

Place the cauliflower onto the baking tray, sprinkle the olive oil and mix well

 spread out evenly 

Bake for 6 mins, remove and give a stir, spread out evenly again

Bake for another 6-8 min, until the cauliflower is dry but not brown

Remove from the oven.

Spoon the cauliflower into a large serving bowl, garnish with the parsley, sprinkle with the lemon juice and season to taste with salt. 

Serve warm.


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