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Recipe for yellow cauliflower rice

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One of the most delicious dishes we can prepare is yellow cauliflower rice. This dish can be served as a side dish or as a main course.

The combination of tender melting cheeses, flavored with aromatic herbs and spices, give a memorable pleasant taste to the dishes. Protein and useful fats are obtained from bacon, shrimp and dairy products, which we use in recipes.

Here are 4 low carb recipes to serve at the table for your family and friends with or without an occasion.

Yellow cauliflower rice with keto mayonnaise

Yellow cheese cauliflower is a great side dish to serve with keto dishes. It is easy to prepare and does not require much time. We season it with aromatic spices that give the dish an appetizing taste and aroma.

We prepare the recipe with low-carbohydrate ingredients that are suitable for following the keto regime.

Preparation time: 45 minutes

Servings: 8

Nutritional composition per serving: 3.8 g net carbohydrates, 17.9 g fat, 6.4 g protein and 202 calories.

Necessary products:

  • 680 g frozen cauliflower rice
  • 115 g sour cream
  • 100 g soft cream cheese
  • 60 g homemade keto mayonnaise
  • 100 g grated yellow cheese (or cheddar cheese)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil for greasing

Method of preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Grease a pan with extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Set aside 1/3 of the grated yellow cheese to garnish the dish later.
  3. In a bowl, mix the remaining cheese with the cauliflower rice, sour cream, soft cream cheese and homemade keto mayonnaise.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Stir and pour into the prepared greased pan.
  5. Sprinkle with the reserved grated yellow cheese and place in the preheated oven. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and ready.

You can replace the yellow cheese with any other type of cheese you like. Parmesan, cheddar or mozzarella are suitable keto options.

Yellow cauliflower rice with bacon

Garnish with yellow cauliflower rice with bacon – a delicious offer for your lunch or dinner with low carbohydrates. You can also serve it as a main course. Bacon is a favorite ingredient that gives an even more appetizing taste.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Servings: 9

Nutritional value in 1 serving: 7 g of carbohydrates, 30 g of fat, 16 g of protein and 382 calories.

Necessary products:

  • 680 g fresh cauliflower rice (or thawed)
  • 30 g of ghee, melted
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried chives
  • 230 g sour cream
  • 340 g grated yellow cheese
  • 450 g of bacon, cooked and crushed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method of preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Mix in a large bowl the cauliflower rice, ghee, garlic powder, dried chives, sour cream, 200 g grated yellow cheese (or cheddar cheese) and bacon. Set aside some bacon for garnish.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Optionally you can season with your favorite spices.
  4. Mix all ingredients and pour the mixture into a saucepan. Garnish with the set crispy bacon and grated yellow cheese (or cheddar cheese).
  5. Bake in the preheated oven, without covering the pan, for 20 minutes or until done.
  6. Serve the delicious yellow cauliflower with bacon on the table and enjoy it.

Yellow cheese cauliflower rice with shrimp

This yellow cauliflower rice has a wonderful aroma of butter and herbs. Prepare with shrimp in fish sauce and serve on the table for a rich and filling dish.

Preparation time: 50 minutes

Servings: 4 servings

Carbohydrates per serving: 10.8 g

Necessary products:

  • 1 cauliflower cut into florets (about 840 g)
  • 80 g of ghee
  • 230 g cream cheese, soft
  • 340 g grated yellow cheese
  • ½ – 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp hot red pepper
  • ½ tsp salt

For shrimp:

  • 80 g of ghee
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp fish sauce
  • Mix spices: garlic and onion powder, red and black pepper, basil, oregano, thyme, hot red pepper
  • 900 g raw shrimp, cleaned
  • ¼ tsp salt

Method of preparation:

Cauliflower:

  1. Boil the cauliflower in boiling water until soft.
  2. Then strain it and return to the pan.
  3. Add the ghee, cream cheese, yellow cheese, garlic powder, hot pepper and salt.
  4. Grind with an electric mixer all the ingredients to obtain a smooth puree.
  5. Taste and season if necessary.

Shrimp:

  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the fish sauce and spice mix, and stir.

You can use aromatic herbal oil.

  1. Pour the shrimp into the pan and stir to fry in the aromatic oil.
  2. Cook the shrimp until they change color from translucent to slightly pink.
  3. Season with salt to taste.

Serving:

Serve yellow cheese cauliflower rice on a plate and garnish with shrimp fried in fragrant oil with fish sauce.

Yellow cheese cauliflower with zucchini

Cauliflower and zucchini are low-carbohydrate and very tasty vegetables that contain many useful nutrients. Prepare them with creamy milk ingredients to serve delicious yellow cheese cauliflower rice.

Preparation time: 22 minutes

Servings: 4

Nutritional composition per serving: 7 g carbohydrates, 18 g fat, 8 g protein and 222 calories.

Necessary products:

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 340 g cauliflower rice
  • 1 zucchini, grated
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cooking cream
  • 60 g cream cheese at room temperature
  • 180 g grated yellow cheese

Method of preparation:

  1. Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. When the fat heats up, pour the cauliflower rice into the pan and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Pour the grated zucchini and stir to mix the products.
  4. Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Then season with garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir to flavor all ingredients.
  6. Push the vegetable mixture on one side of the pan and add the cream and cream cheese on the other side.
  7. Stir the cheeses until they melt, then stir them together with the vegetable mixture.
  8. Add the grated yellow cheese and stir until melted.
  9. Serve the yellow cauliflower with zucchini on the table while the dish is still warm.

Advice:

To make cauliflower rice from fresh cauliflower, cut the vegetables into florets and place it in a food processor.

Blend until you get pieces the size of rice. Alternatively, cut into small pieces with a sharp knife.

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