Lime Cilantro Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Lime Cilantro Cauliflower Rice


  • 1 head cauliflower, cored
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Grate cauliflower or pulse in a food processor until it resembles rice
  2. Put cauliflower and water in a microwave-safe covered dish. Cook in microwave on high, stirring twice, until tender, about 11 minutes
  3. Stir lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper into cooked cauliflower until combined

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 50
  • Carb: 10 grams
  • Fat: 0 grams
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Article by: Beth A. Ackerman, R.D.

Beth Ackerman, R.D., is a registered dietitian and a certified diabetes educator with the UofL Physicians – Diabetes and Obesity Center. Beth is on the team of educators of the ADA-approved diabetes education team at UofL Physicians. She has counseled people with diabetes for more than 25 years. Ackerman serves as the Diabetes Prevention Program Workgroup co-chair for the Kentucky Diabetes Network and volunteers at Camp Hendon, a diabetes camp for children.

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