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Cauliflower Rice

Blitz some cauliflower in a food processor, cook with avocado oil in a skillet for five to 10 minutes, season with salt, and you're done.
Cauliflower rice
  • Makes 6 servings
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 1 medium (1 lb.) cauliflower head, cut into uniform pieces
  • 2 tbs. avocado oil
  • Kosher salt to taste


In a food processor, pulse the cauliflower pieces until they’re chopped to the size of rice grains. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the cauliflower.
Cook, stirring, for five to 10 minutes or until soft.
Season with salt to taste.

Photography by: Henry Fong

Recipe excerpted from Nom Nom Paleo: Let’s Go! Copyright January 2022 by Michelle Tam and Henry Fong. Published January 18, 2022, by Andrews McMeel Publishing. Reprinted with permission.

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Michelle Tam

Michelle Tam is an award-winning food blogger at who also has a Webby Award–winning Nom Nom Paleo cooking app available for iPhone and iPad. Her cookbook, Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans, is a New York Times bestseller.


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