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Close up photo of a spoonful of Spanish Cauliflower Rice resting in a bowl of keto rice.

Spanish Cauliflower Rice

This Cauliflower Spanish Rice Recipe is a delicious low-carb side dish that you can enjoy without guilt! Naturally Gluten Free and Keto Friendly.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword light, spicy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 70kcal
Author Wendy Polisi


  • Food Processor
  • Large Saute Pan


  • 16 ounces cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • cup tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped


  • Cut cauliflower into florets. Place in a food processor and process until “riced”.
  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add cauliflower and cook for five minutes.
  • Stir in tomato sauce, broth, garlic, onion powder, cumin, sea salt and black pepper. Cover and cook for 5 to 10 more minutes, until tender.
  • Uncover.  Toss with lime juice and garnish with cilantro.
  • Taste and adjust the salt and pepper to your liking.


Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 486mg | Potassium: 418mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 58.7mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.8mg