Healthy Recipe | Mexican Cauliflower Rice

mexican cauliflower rice recipe

Trust us – you will love this alternative to mexican or spanish-style rice. It’s packed with flavor and a bit of spice. Honestly, your taste buds won’t even know it’s not rice. There’s a reason cauliflower is becoming so popular as a rice alternative. This recipe makes a great side dish or you can add chicken or beef to make it a main dish.

Mexican Cauliflower Rice Recipe


  • 1 package frozen cauliflower rice
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1/4 cup diced red, yellow or green bell pepper
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 can of RO-TEL (drained) or 4 oz. pico de gallo
  • 2 tbsp Sofrito (Goya brand in jar)
  • 1 packet Sazon
  • Reduced fat shredded cheese


1. On medium-high heat, coat pan with olive oil. Once heated, add diced onions, peppers, and frozen cauliflower. Cook approximately 10 minutes or until everything is heated through.

2. Turn down to medium heat and add can of RO-TEL, Sofrito, packet of Sazon, and minced garlic. Mix all ingredients and cook until heated through.

3. Optional: top with reduced fat shredded cheese (measure accordingly)

4. Serve!

Entire recipe: 4 Vegetable

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