cauliflower rice in a white bowl with a skillet of tomato sauce

How to cook cauliflower rice

Cauliflower rice is one of my favorite keto/ low carb swaps for a good number of recipes with cauliflower rice and cauliflower fufu struggling for position one.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 59kcal


  • 1 small head cauliflower riced
  • 1/2 tbsp Butter optional
  • salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


On the stove top

  • Melt butter in a sauté pan
  • Add riced cauliflower and sauté till tender ( takes about 3 mins)
  • Turn off heat sprinkle some salt and black pepper or onion powder if using
  • Serve as a side dish.

In the microwave

  • Put riced cauliflower in a microwave safe bowl
  • Cover and pop into the microwave
  • Microwave on high for a 90 secs or longer if you like a softer texture.
  • Let it sit covered for 30 secs. Then add butter, salt, black pepper or onions if using. Stir and serve