Spicy Riced Cauliflower

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Customer Submitted, Sides
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Fitting vegetables into the day is a challenge for many people. We get it, people are busy and it can be hard to find veggie recipes that are actually tasty, healthy and easy to make. But then we stumbled upon this Spicy Riced Cauliflower Recipe that was submitted on our Recipe Submission page. With such a struggle to get in daily veggies, we knew this simple, flavor-packed recipe was a winner.

This user generated recipe was submitted by Leaf Visitor, Rebecca, through our Recipe Submission page. Rebecca is a hotel manager, so you know this riced cauliflower recipe fits into a busy lifestyle! “This is my easy way to get veggies in,” she says. We know that many Nutrisystem members have busy schedules and we think that this recipe will help a lot of people reach their four required daily vegetable servings.

If you have a delicious and creative way that helps you to get in your vegetable servings, make sure to submit it in our Recipe Submission page before you go. You have the chance for your recipe to be featured on The Leaf Weight Loss Blog so that it can help others on their path to health and wellness. We also always love to see our visitor’s user generated content!

One serving of this Spicy Riced Cauliflower dish contains 60 calories and counts as one Vegetable on the Nutrisystem program. Make this veggie side a full-on Flex meal by adding some other additions from the Nutrisystem Grocery Guide. Throw in a PowerFuel like chicken, tofu or more cheese. Mix in a SmartCarb such as black beans, brown rice or quinoa. You can even add in more veggies! Make this versatile recipe your own and get creative.

Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 60

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Vegetable


  • 1 small package of steamable riced cauliflower
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped onion
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp. garlic power
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp. low fat cheddar cheese


  1. Cook cauliflower according to package directions. Pour it into a mixing bowl
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Top with cheese and serve.
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