Low Carb Brown Rice Cauliflower Pilaf. 9 net 15 total Carbs.
This is a truly delicious side dish. Roasting the cauliflower gives a deep richness of flavor along with caramelizing the vegetables to the flavor profile . Very versatile and can go with , meat , pork or fish . Carb count based on 8 servings .
Low Carb Brown Rice Cauliflower Pilaf.
2 – Heads Cauliflower, cut into florets.
1 – Large celery stalk, small dice.
1- Medium onion, small dice.
2- Cloves of garlic, minced.
1- Sweet red pepper, small dice.
3- Tablespoons parsley minced.
1- Tablespoon of butter.
Salt and Pepper.
Pre heat oven 400 degrees.
In a mixing bowl coat cauliflower florets with olive oil , lightly salt and pepper and spread out on a baking sheet and roast in the oven turning every ten minutes till the cauliflower develops nice caramelization and gives off a nutty aroma. (30 to 40 minutes).
Meanwhile in a large sauté pan, add olive oil and over medium heat cook, celery, onion and peppers till they begin to brown. Lightly salt and pepper, add garlic and cook for one minute more while stirring. Remove and set aside.
Once the cauliflower is done remove from oven and allow set till cool enough to handle. Using the grating blade, grate all the cauliflower to the size of rice kernels.
Combine cauliflower and sautéed vegetables together.
Right before serving place pilaf in the microwave and heat through to serving temp.
Remove, correct seasoning, stir in parsley and butter till incorporated. And serve.
Nutrition Facts Servings 8.0 Amount Per Serving calories 89 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2 g 4 % Saturated Fat 1 g 3 % Monounsaturated Fat 1 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 1 mg 0 % Sodium 85 mg 4 % Potassium 772 mg 22 % Total Carbohydrate 15 g 5 % Dietary Fiber 6 g 25 % Sugars 7 g Protein 5 g 10 % Vitamin A 21 % Vitamin C 208 % Calcium 11 % Iron 6 % * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.