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Broccoli Cauliflower “Rice” Pilaf

You won't believe that this simple rice pilaf is made primarily with one secret ingredient: Cauliflower! It's unbelievably fluffy and jam-packed with tender broccoli, crunchy almonds and soft golden raisins. Serve with roast chicken or fish for a healthy dinner or lunch.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings


  • 1 medium head of cauliflower coarsely chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Place chopped cauliflower florets in a food processor. Pulse several times until cauliflower is ground up into tiny pieces. (do not overprocess)
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, saute ground-up cauliflower, broccoli florets, onion, and garlic in coconut oil. Stir occasionally until veggies are tender and cauliflower is softened slightly and resembles rice-texture.
  • Remove cauliflower rice from heat and stir in almonds, raisins, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper and serve warm.


Store cauliflower rice in refrigerator up to 5 days.