Dirty Cauliflower Rice

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Rated 4.5 based on 8 customer reviews
Dirty Cauliflower Rice
Dirty Cauliflower Rice


Mealthy Tip

Don't have all of the spices on hand? Pick up a creole spice blend and use instead of the chili powder, paprika and thyme. The cauliflower rice is best consumed the day it was made, but you can reheat leftovers the next day with a fried egg for a savory breakfast or lunch.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 301 calories; 25g fat; 18.0g carbohydrates; 8g protein; 0mg cholesterol; 545mg sodium.

Full nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 301 Calories from Fat223
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat3g 13%
Trans Fat0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat13.5g
Monounsaturated Fat7.4g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 545mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 18.0g 6%
Dietary Fiber7g 29%
Protein 8g
Vitamin A16% Vitamin C155%
Calcium7% Iron13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4


4.5out of 5 Stars

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Laura Griffin says:

The walnuts were the perfect ground meat substitute for the vegan dirty rice! So delicious! If you can't find the orange cauliflower, don't fret. It will still turn out amazing. I used regular cauliflower, and loved it.

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Greg Jones says:

I'm a huge fan of dirty rice, being from the south, but I must admit this cauliflower and walnut vegan version was actually really good. I love the onion, celery, and bell peppers, they're a Cajun necessity. The thyme, paprika, and chili powder were also fantastic. I'm not even a vegetarian, but can appreciate this dish. Well done!

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Monica Allen says:

I'm usually a purist when it comes to southern food, especially New Orleans Creole and Cajun food. With that said, this recipe wasn't bad. I left out the walnuts and soy sauce, and added ground beef, but I actually like the way the cauliflower rice turned out. Not bad!

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Steven Gomes says:

Used our favorite Creole spice blend and sweet potato rice instead of cauliflower rice. This vegan version was pretty good, but I think adding tofu or another meat substitute like seitan crumbles would make it better.

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Kaylee Adams says:

I didn't really pick up any dirty rice llavors, but this was a delicious recipe none the less. I made the mistake of using cayenne pepper too and it was really spicy. I think the cauliflower absorbs a lot of the spices you use, so don't overdo it.

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Janice Stephens says:

Really yummy. We use it as a side dish for pork or chicken.

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Deidra Hudson says:

I used a Cajun spice that had thyme and chili powder in it and used cashews & walnuts. I also used coconut liquid amino instead of soy It turned out really good! I can see using this as substitute for grits and spicy rice. My husband said it was tasty!

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Bill Austin says:

After a recent visit to the Big Easy I was having a jonesing for some good ole dirty rice but the wife has me watching my carb intake. I came across this recipe and immediately fell in love. This dish gives me all the flavors and spices of the Nawlins dirty rice but without the extra carbs.