The last few months I’ve been using cauliflower rice in a lot of different recipes. Salads, veggie-and-protein bowls, falafel plates, smoothies

Keeping It Real Food falafel bowl

Usually I make it on the stovetop, but one day I wanted to see how it came out if I made it in the microwave. Turned out it was stupid-easy and came out great! Here’s the recipe.

Cauliflower Rice in the Microwave

Keeping It Real Food microwave cauliflower rice


  • 10 ounce container of pre-riced cauliflower or 1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets and pulsed in a food processor until it looks like rice
  • 1-2 tablespoons water


  1. Place cauliflower and water into a large glass bowl with a lid.
  2. Cover and Microwave on HIGH for 3-4 minutes or until cauliflower is soft but not mushy.

Have you tried cauliflower rice? What’s your favorite way to enjoy it?  

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