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  • Author: Emily
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This low carb, paleo friendly, side dish option is great to add to your weekly meal rotation. Fluffy and light you won’t even notice it is a vegetable.


  • 1 medium head of cauliflower or 1 frozen bag of cauliflower rice
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 1 lime (to juice)


  1. If using a head of cauliflower, break up into florets and process in food processor or with grater. If using a frozen bag, see step 2
  2. Place into a stove top pan and saute for 5 minutes or until the excess water from the “rice” appears evaporated
  3. Transfer cauliflower rice to bowl
  4. Finely chop cilantro and sprinkle onto cauliflower rice
  5. Squeeze fresh lime juice onto cauliflower rice


  • Juice from a freshly squeezed lime is best! 
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: cilantro-lime cauliflower rice, cauliflower rice, whole 30, low carb, paleo, side dish