Chipotle Lime Cauliflower Rice
Servings Prep Time
6,1 cup servings 5-15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6,1 cup servings 5-15minutes
Cook Time
  • 1large cauliflower headapproximately 6 cups after processing, can substitute riced cauliflower, 48 ounces
  • 4tablespoons Chipotle Lime Compound Butter
  • 1/2cup bell pepperdiced small
  • 1/2cup oniondiced small
  • 1/2 cup canned black beansdrained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup organic frozen cornthawed
  • 1teaspoon sea saltadditional to taste
  1. Remove the outer leaves from the cauliflower head. Wash and thoroughly dry with paper towels. Slice the cauliflower head in half. Remove the tough core and discard. With your hands, break the cauliflower into florets. Slice the large florets in half. Place half of the cauliflower in a food processor with the metal chopping “S” blade attachment.
  2. Process in pulses until you reach the consistency of a grain of rice. With a spatula, place the riced cauliflower in a large bowl. Repeat with the remaining cauliflower.
  3. In a large, non-stick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the Chipotle Lime Compound Butter to medium-high heat. When the butter melts and the pan is heated, add the bell pepper and the onion. Sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add the remaining butter. When the butter is melted, add the cauliflower rice and sea salt. Stir to combine until the cauliflower rice is coated with butter. Cook uncovered, stirring often for 5 minutes.
  5. Off heat, add the black beans and corn. Stir to combine.
  6. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes
Optional: Add 1 tablespoon tomato paste after sautéeing veggies and before adding cauliflower rice if you like more of a tomato profile. Chipotle Lime Cauliflower Rice is Low-Carb Convertible. Remove the black beans and corn. Swap these ingredients for zucchini and avocado. Serve as a bowl with your favorite protein or alongside your favorite protein. Delicious options are Carne Asada, Barbacoa, Carnitas, Chicken and Shrimp. Optional garnishes: sprinkle with Cotija cheese and lime zest.

If the compound butter is prepared in advance, the prep time is 5 minutes. If you need to prepare the compound butter, the prep time is 15 minutes.

Stores well in the refrigerator, in an airtight container for 3-4 days.

Gluten-free note: Read labels of canned black beans to ensure there is no added wheat starch or wheat flour.

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