Cauliflower Rice with Cilantro Lime ready to eat!

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

This delicious and easy to make cilantro lime cauliflower rice recipe can be enjoyed on its own as a side dish or as a base for a favorite Mexican recipe.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 42kcal
Author 730 Sage Street


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white onion chopped
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 cups riced cauliflower frozen is fine
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped and divided
  • juice of 1 lime


  • Heat up the olive oil in a large skillet. When the oil is hot add the onions and sauté for 4-5 minutes on a medium heat or until they become soft and translucent.
  • Add the garlic and cook for a minute until the garlic becomes fragrant. Stir the whole time.
  • Add the cauliflower to the skillet. Stir to mix everything together well.
  • Stir in the vegetable stock, about half the cilantro and the salt and cumin. Turn the heat up to high and cook for another minute. Lower the heat again and add the lime juice. Mix in to the rice well.
  • Taste and season with more salt as needed. Stir in the remaining cilantro. Continue to stir until warmed. 
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 27.5mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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