Easy Homemade Cauliflower Rice

Do yourself a favor and make cauliflower rice at home. There is only one ingredient you need, cauliflower! Make a few batches of cauliflower rice and there are countless recipes to make.

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 10 minutes
Fat 0 Carbs 10 Protein 4
Yield 2-3 cups 1x


  • 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets


  1. First, line a medium-sized bowl with a tea towel or cheesecloth. Set aside. 
  2. Chop the cauliflower up into small pieces and place them in a high powered food processor. Be careful not to overfill the food processor. You may need to make the cauliflower in two batches. 
  3. Pulse the cauliflower in the food processor on high until cauliflower turns into small rice-sized pieces. Pour the cauliflower rice into the bowl lined with a towel. Repeat this step until all cauliflower pieces have been turned into rice. 
  4. Add a pinch of salt to the cauliflower rice and stir. Let the cauliflower rice sit for at least 15 minutes. 
  5. Finally, twist the top of the tea towel to strain the excess water from the cauliflower rice. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/3 Calories: 49 Sugar: 4 Fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 10 Fiber: 4 Protein: 4
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: Side dishMethod: No BakeCuisine: American