Herbed Cauliflower Rice with Citrus Zest

This recipe is a easy side dish to prepare on weeknights or as a simple side for a casual dinner party. With notes of lemon, lemon zest, and fresh herbs, this dish is light and seasonal, elevating it past the basic flavors of cauliflower.

Keep reading for the full recipe after the jump!

herbed cauliflower rice 2Cauliflower Herbed Rice

1 head of cauliflower, riced (you can also purchase it already riced at Trader Joe’s)
2 T fresh parsley
2 T fresh rosemary
2 T fresh thyme
2 cloves fresh garlic, grated
2 T extra virgin olive oil
Juice and zest of one lemon
salt and pepper, to taste
In a deep skillet, bring olive oil to medium high heat. Add minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add riced cauliflower and pan sear for 5 minutes. Add fresh herbs, lemon, and zest. Cook for an additional 2 minutes or until cauliflower rice is cooked through. Season with salt and pepper.

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