Mexican Cauliflower Rice

mexican cauliflower rice

Mexican Cauliflower Rice – create a delicious power bowl instantly! As per usual, this Mexican Cauliflower Rice is Whole30 approved, Paleo friendly, and free of gluten & dairy.

Make this Mexican Cauliflower Rice and eat all week! Pair with Instant Pot Shredded Chicken or Green Chile Chicken & some roasted veggies – perfection! If you don’t have cooked protein around, consider adding an over-easy egg. [Okay, fine, this will also work with other cooked egg options, scrambled, poached etc.] Even though the title is ‘Mexican’ this cauliflower rice, this ‘rice’ can be used in all different scenarios – it’s versatile!

Work has been so busy lately, it’s been really nice to have cooked food already in the fridge. It can be tempting to make poor food decisions when there is not easy food ready to be heated up.

I’m sure everyone can relate to this – get home from work late, open the fridge and it’s all things that take 1+ hour to cook. What doesn’t take 1+ hour? Oatmeal? Eggs (which you’ve already eaten breakfast and lunch!)? Takeout only takes 20 minutes and minimal effort. I’m right there with you! After a long day it’s hard to keep up the willpower. This is why meal prep is essential to healthy eating & this Mexican Cauliflower Rice should make it slightly easier! Enjoy!

Mexican Cauliflower Rice
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Mexican Cauliflower Rice - Whole30, Paleo, Dairy Free, & Gluten Free. Perfect for meal prep - create a power bowl instantly, just add protein and veggies!

  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped finely
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  1. Heat a non-stick pan on medium high heat. Add oil. When oil is hot, add garlic and cook until garlic is fragrant 

  2. Add onion, cook for 5 minutes. Add tomato paste, salt and pepper, and cauliflower rice. Mix well - don't worry too much if there are a few clumps of tomato paste after mixing. Add chicken stock, cover and cook for 10 minutes. Serve or portion out for meal prep!

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