Mexican Cauliflower Rice (Coliflor Arroz Rojo)


You can make this Mexican Cauliflower Rice in only 15 minutes with just 5 ingredients! A wonderful low-carb alternative to the classic side dish.

You can make this Mexican Cauliflower Rice in only 15 minutes with just 5 ingredients! A wonderful low-carb alternative to the classic side dish.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large head cauliflower (shredded or finely ground)
  • 1/2 white onion (shredded or diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (shredded or minced)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 jalapeño or serrano chile (halved (optional), or sub 1 small can of diced green chiles)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or more to taste)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Shred cauliflower, onion, and garlic using the shredding disc on a food processor. Alternatively, pulse in a food processor using the S-blade until finely ground into pieces slightly larger than cooked rice.
  2. Heat a large sauté pan or skillet over medium heat and stir in the tomato paste, chile halves, and salt, and cook for a minute to flavor the oil.
  3. Increase the heat to high, and add the cauliflower, onion, and garlic.