Saffron Cauliflower Rice
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • generous pinch of saffron, crushed
  • About 4 cups of riced, raw cauliflower*
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper (or to taste)
  • salt, to taste
  1. Place one tablespoon of butter in a small, microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds, or until melted. Stir in the saffron.
  2. Melt the remaining tablespoon of butter in a skillet or wok pan. Add in the riced cauliflower and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for 3-4 minutes. Pour in the melted butter with saffron and add in the white pepper. Cook for another 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and add salt to taste. Serve hot.
  3. *To rice the cauliflower, place raw florets of roughly equal size into a food processor and pulse until you have the texture of rice.
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