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Cheesy Cheddar Cauliflower Rice

Cheddar Cauliflower Rice is a quick side dish that tastes great and is perfect for a weeknight. With only 2.2 net carbs per serving, it is great for keto and low carb diets.

Cheddar Cauliflower Rice is a quick side dish that tastes great and is perfect for a weeknight. With only 2.2 net carbs per serving, it is great for keto and low carb diets.

The weeknights are always the hardest. I mean, who has time to cook? I know I struggle with the What To Eat questions multiple nights a week. When you are trying to eat low carb, it can be hard to get a quick dinner on the table. One of my favorite things to eat is this Cheesy Cheddar Cauliflower Rice. It’s pretty much a side dish, but if no one is looking I could totally eat the whole thing. What I love about it is that it can be made in 10 minutes. I love that and the fact that the entire family likes it.

Cheddar Cauliflower Rice is a quick side dish that tastes great and is perfect for a weeknight. With only 2.2 net carbs per serving, it is great for keto and low carb diets.

I buy bags of fresh riced cauliflower at Costco. I found some frozen riced cauliflower there last time which I bought, but haven’t tried yet. The fresh is easy to use, but it goes bad rather quickly. You’ll know when it goes bad because it gets slimy and your fridge stinks!

Did you know you can prepare the cauliflower rice in the pressure cooker? Yep, click HERE to read how!

Cheddar Cauliflower Rice is a quick side dish that tastes great and is perfect for a weeknight. With only 2.2 net carbs per serving, it is great for keto and low carb diets.

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It may seem like you are using a lot of cauliflower rice, but it does cook down. This recipe makes 4 + servings of cheddar cauliflower rice, but it can easily be halved.

Cheddar Cauliflower Rice is a quick side dish that tastes great and is perfect for a weeknight. With only 2.2 net carbs per serving, it is great for keto and low carb diets.

Cheesy Cheddar Cauliflower Rice

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups riced cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • optional toppings of bacon and green onions

Instructions

In a large pan, melt butter and stir in riced cauliflower on medium heat. Add seasoning. Continue to cook the cauliflower for 7-8 minutes until the color of the cauliflower is less solid opaque. Turn down heat and stir in cream cheese and cheddar cheese until melted. Sprinkle pepper and green onions and bacon if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 309Total Fat: 25.4gSaturated Fat: 15.9gUnsaturated Fat: 0.9gCholesterol: 79.4mgSodium: 714mgCarbohydrates: 5.2gFiber: 3gSugar: 2.7gProtein: 17g

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Cheddar Cauliflower Rice is a quick side dish that tastes great and is perfect for a weeknight. With only 2.2 net carbs per serving, it is great for keto and low carb diets.

So what is your go-to side dish during the week? I know it’s going to be this low carb cheesy cheddar cauliflower rice now!

You know what else is low carb? Zucchini! And if you like this you will also enjoy this Cheesy Zucchini Chicken Casserole.

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Beth

Thursday 1st of April 2021

This is flipping delicious! Just made it. I mixed the bacon right in.

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Katie McBride

Monday 23rd of November 2020

The best frozen cauliflower rice in my opinion is Organic Trader Joes - best flavor, best texture!! Love love.

Jen V

Tuesday 20th of October 2020

Yummmazing! I wasn't sure how so few ingredients could come together so beautifully! I used frozen riced cauliflower and rinsed it with warm water to defrost and then tried to squeeze as much water out as I could then did the rest exactly as instructed. It was amazing! Thank you for such a simple and delicious recipe, I think this may make the thanksgiving spread this year!!

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