Whether you’re recovering from a week of margaritas and nachos, or you’re one week away from being in a bathing suit for the first time in months, Spring Break will have you searching for the perfect diet to shed some winter weight. But if you’re anything like me, you find it hard to resist cheap delivery Chinese food when you don’t feel like cooking. So, here’s the perfect solution: a 25-minute recipe that will curb your cravings and keep you on track with eating healthy. Introducing the no-carb, low-sodium, somehow still delicious alternative to fried rice: cauliflower.

Cauliflower Fried Rice

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:15 minutes
  • Total Time:25 minutes
  • Servings:5
  • Easy


  • 1 medium-sized cauliflower head
  • 3 cup frozen stir-fry vegetables (corn, carrots, snap peas)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 6 green onions
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
Photo by Laura Bailey
  • Step 1

    Mince the green onion and garlic and set aside.

    Photo by Laura Bailey
  • Step 2

    Cut the cauliflower into small pieces and pulse in a food processor until it is the consistency of rice.

    Photo by Laura Bailey
  • Step 3

    Heat the sesame oil and frozen vegetables in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook for 5 minutes.

    Photo by Laura Bailey
  • Step 4

    Add the cauliflower, green onion, and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes.

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  • Step 5

    Add the beaten egg and soy sauce. Stir gently and consistently until the egg is cooked through and mixed in.

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  • Step 6

    Let the rice cool for a few minutes and then serve. Option to add more soy sauce as needed.

    Photo by Laura Bailey