Cauliflower Rice

Copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Cauliflower "Rice"

Copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Cauliflower "Rice"
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Veg Life Staff


  • 1 large Head of Cauliflower Leaves and stems discarded
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 2-3 Green Onions sliced into small rings
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch Cilantro (or Parsley) chopped
  • Juice of one (or two) Lime(s) plus more lime wedges for garnish


  • Trim the leaves and stem from a large head of cauliflower, cutting into florets.
  • In a food processor with just HALF of the florets, pulse to process until the cauliflower looks like rice. Remove to a bowl and repeat with the remaining florets.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add oil, green onions and minced garlic. Saute for just a few minutes.
  • Add the riced cauliflower, salt, pepper, cilantro (or parsley) and lime juice. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 5-6 minutes or until the cauliflower is softened.
  • Serve with extra lime wedges and a sprig of fresh parsley (or cilantro).