In the heart of bustling Mexico City, the aroma of sizzling spices filled the air as street vendors whipped up batches of their beloved cauliflower rice—a low-carb twist on a traditional favorite. Inspired by the vibrant flavors of Mexican cuisine and the desire to offer healthier alternatives, the recipe for Completely Keto Mexican Cauliflower Rice was born.
Originating from the bustling markets and colorful kitchens of Mexico, this dish combines the earthy goodness of cauliflower rice with the zesty kick of chili powder, cumin, and garlic. As onions sizzle in olive oil, releasing their sweet aroma, minced garlic dances in the pan, infusing the air with its pungent fragrance.
The star of the show, riced cauliflower, takes center stage, absorbing the rich flavors of the spices as it cooks to tender perfection. A splash of tangy tomato sauce adds depth and complexity, while the juice of a fresh lime brightens the dish with its citrusy zest.
Finally, a sprinkle of salt and pepper ties everything together, enhancing the flavors and creating a dish that’s as satisfying as it is nutritious. Served with sliced jalapenos for a spicy kick and fresh cilantro for a burst of herbal freshness, Completely Keto Mexican Cauliflower Rice is a celebration of flavor and culture, inviting you to savor each mouthwatering bite while embracing the health-conscious spirit of Mexico’s culinary heritage.
Completely Keto Mexican Cauliflower Rice
- 16 oz bag riced cauliflower
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 yellow onion diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1/2 cup tomato sauce
- juice of one lime
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- sliced jalapeno and cilantro for serving
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until fragrant.
Add the cauliflower rice, chili powder and cumin and toss well.
Add the tomato sauce, stir and cook until the cauliflower rice is tender, about 5 minutes.
Add the lime juice, salt and pepper and stir. Serve with sliced jalapeno and fresh cilantro.