5 Quick & Easy Ways to Turn Cauliflower Rice into Dinner

August 2, 2021
cauliflower rice
Photo Credit: Damn Delicious

Cauliflower rice has become a freezer staple in recent years — and with good reason. It’s a great grain-free alternatives to regular rice, whether you’re cutting back on carbs or looking to eat more veggies. It also goes with just about everything, making it an ideal base for a variety of healthy dinners. Need some inspiration?

Here are 5 ways to turn that bag of cauliflower rice into a quick and easy dinner.

1. 10-Minute Healthy Cauliflower Rice from Damn Delicious

Skip takeout and make this healthier, tastier, and faster fried rice alternative. This recipe is the definition of quick and easy!

Cauliflower rice tabbouleh

Photo Credit: View From Great Island

2. Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh from View From Great Island

Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern dish made with bulgur, or cracked wheat. This gluten- and grain-free twist is a glorious twist on that salad, with plenty of veggies and fresh herbs. Toasted pine nuts aren’t traditional, but they’re a delicious addition.

Cauliflower rice sushi roll

Photo Credit: The Wooden Skillet

3. Spicy Salmon and Avocado Cauliflower Rice Sushi Roll from The Wooden Skillet

We’d gladly tuck into this paleo-friendly plate every night if we could. The spicy salmon and creamy avocado go perfect together, especially dipped into a cool bowl of coconut aminos.

zucchini boats

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4. Low Carb Shrimp Zucchini Boats from Food Faith Fitness

Take your typical zucchini boats from boring to bold by throwing them on the grill and stuffing them with a lemony “rice” mix. Top with seasoned shrimp and ride these boats into the quick and easy dinner sunset!

skillet meal

Photo Credit: Cookin’ Canuck

5. Vegetarian Cauliflower Rice Skillet Meal from Cookin’ Canuck

This lighter take on a pasta casserole is loaded with vegetables and deliciously cheesy. If you want, replace the chickpeas with chicken, beef, or pork.

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