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Spicy Zucchini Cauliflower Rice

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower rice, gluten free low carb recipes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 People
Calories: 84kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A cauliflower rice dish packed with flavour.
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  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 zucchini trimmed and cut into cubes
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 jalapenos deseeded and chopped
  • 6 spring onions finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F degrees
  • Trim the leaves and stalks from the cauliflower and cut into florets.
  • Make the cauliflower rice by either grating the florets, or using a food processor to blitz them.
  • Place the cauliflower rice on a parchment paper lined baking tray and drizzle with half of the oil.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, turning over half way through with a spoon or spatula.
  • Heat half of the olive oil in a frying pan.
  • Add the zucchini and cook for 5 – 8 minutes until slightly golden.
  • Add the jalapeno and spring onions and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Add the spices and stir thoroughly. Set aside.
  • When the cauliflower rice is cooked, stir in the spicy zucchini mixture until all of the cauliflower is coated.
  • Eat and enjoy!


Serves 2
Nutritional Info per serving – 84 Calories, 2g Fat, 6g Protein, 16g Total Carbs, 7g Fibre, 9g Net Carbs
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 7g