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Making cauliflower rice at home is an economical and tasty choice that outshines pre-packaged options. A food processor is required for this recipe, and investing in a high-quality one is a wise decision since it will last you for many years to come, it is a kitchen essential.

Start with a Good Quality Cauliflower

To get started, cut the cauliflower into small florets. You can use some of the stock as well. It’s important to avoid overfilling the food processor bowl. This will ensure that the cauliflower is evenly processed and not too pulverized at the bottom.

Cauliflower florets

Try a Cauliflower Broccoli Combo
Combining cauliflower with broccoli is a great way to add variety to your stir fry or soups. Give it a try!

Use the pulse feature on your food processor to gradually process the vegetables to the desired rice size. The recipe possibilities are endless with this versatile vegetable rice!

The recipe possibilities with riced vegetables is endless. The combination or broccoli and cauliflower is perfect for your soup. It can also be added to meat loaf for a moisture boost. The combination is also used as an add in to salads like tabbouleh.

Storing Your Cauliflower Rice: A Quick Guide

To keep your cauliflower rice fresh, simply store it in a freezer bag and freeze it. Unlike long-term preservation, there’s no need to blanch it. Blanching is typically used to maintain the vegetable’s nutrients and color, but since we’re using our veggies frequently, this step can be skipped. If you were going to process large amounts to be kept for over 2 months you would want to use the blanching process.

Cauliflower Rice

Recipe by VioletCourse: Meal Prep, Phase 1, Recipe


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  • 1 head of cauliflower


  • Cut cauliflower into florets.
  • Fill your food processor bowl half full.
  • Pulse your vegetable in batches, until the desired size is achieved.
  • Store in the fridge in air tight container. Freeze extra in a freezer bag to be used within the month.