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Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice
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Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice

This Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice is full of veggies and spices. A tasty and quick healthy meal full of flavor.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Main Dishes
Servings: 4


  • 1 small cauliflower head, cleaned & cut into florets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced (remove seeds membranes if desired)
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced
  • 4 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • sliced jalapenos, lime wedges, chopped fresh cilantro


  • Pulse the cauliflower florets in a food processor until the cauliflower resembles rice. Don't crowd the food processor. You may need to process the cauliflower in batches.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add the onion, garlic, jalapeno & bell pepper. Saute until soft, about 3-5 minutes.
    Add the cauliflower, tomatoes & the remaining seasonings. Saute for 5 to 7 minutes until the cauliflower is tender. Add additional seasonings if needed.
  • Serve in individual bowls with your favorite toppings.
  • Enjoy!