Roasted cauliflower rice recipe

Healthy roasted cranberry cauliflower rice

Cauliflower rice is crunchy and tender and has slight nutty flavor. It is easy to prepare cauliflower rice or also known as cauliflower couscous. Separating florets and processing them using a food processor or a box grater gives small grains of cauliflower that can be used as grains. This is good for diabetic people and a healthy alternative for rice. Roasted cauliflower rice with cranberry and almond is a simple, nutritious dish that fills stomach easily. Seasoning and adding butter gives extra taste to roasted cauliflower grain.

Ingredients:

  1. Cauliflower rice – 4 cups
  2. Olive oil or canola oil – 1.5 Tbsp
  3. Butter – 1 Tbsp
  4. Black pepper – 2 tsp
  5. Roasted almond – ½ cup
  6. Dried cranberries – ½ cup
  7. Salt – as per taste

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.*
  2. Get ready with cauliflower rice. Separate cauliflower florets and pulse them in a food processor until the florets broken down into small grains. Use this crunchy and tender grains for roasted cauliflower rice recipe.
  3.  In a large bowl toss cauliflower pieces and olive oil. Add salt and black pepper
  4. On baking sheet lined with parchment paper spread cauliflower rice and place inside oven for 25 mins. Light the ingredient turns lightly brown and tender
  5. Remove roasted cauliflower rice from oven, add butter, half sliced roasted almonds and dried cranberries. Let the butter melt.
  6. Add salt and pepper for seasoning. Serve warm roasted cranberry cauliflower rice for lunch or dinner.
  • Instead of oven one can dry roast seasoned cauliflower rice on medium flame on stove.
  • One can also add more vegetables in the recipe like broccoli, carrot with cauliflower rice.


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: November 12, 2019

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