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Low Carb Spanish Cauliflower Rice

This low carb Spanish cauliflower rice is a healthy and tasty side dish you can make in minutes.  With a just a few ingredients you can make this savory, flavorful vegetable side dish with only 4.4g net carbs.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower rice, spanish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 39 kcal
Author Denise


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ¼ cup onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup sweet pepper, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Better Than Bouillon (chicken or vegetable)
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 cups cauliflower rice


  1. Add the olive oil to a large heated saute pan. Then add the garlic, onions and peppers and saute for a few minutes until soften.

  2. Meanwhile in a small bowl, add the Better than Bouillon, water, tomato paste, salt, paprika, cumin and cayenne and mix well to combine.

  3. Add the sauce to the peppers and onions and bring to a simmer.

  4. While that's cooking, make your cauliflower rice by adding florets to a food processor. Pulse until it looks like grains of rice.

  5. When the sauce is simmering, add in the cauiliflower rice and mix well. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes until the cauliflower is cooked through.