Spanish Cauliflower Rice

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Sides

Want to liven up your weekly menu? This is the PERFECT recipe to make your menu more festive, flavor-filled, and all-around more enjoyable. This simple Spanish Cauliflower Rice recipe can be created in just five simple steps. Your taste buds will be thanking you for the burst of flavor from this Spanish classic cuisine.

Stray away from your boring, repetitive, and sometimes bland weekly menu and create this Spanish Cauliflower Rice concoction that incorporates the plentiful, spicy and simply tasty flavors of garlic, cumin, chili powder, paprika and cilantro. Not only is this Spanish-inspired dish filled with plenty of flavors, it also checks off the veggie box with healthy cauliflower rice, diced onion and fire roasted diced tomatoes. Spices and cauliflower rice are combined to create this festive and colorful dish that not only tastes delicious, but it looks just as good, too!

If you thought this recipe could not get any better, you were wrong. This Spanish Cauliflower Rice clocks in at just  two Vegetables and two Extras—so it fits perfectly on your Nutrisystem meal plan. Enjoy for lunch or save it for dinner—one thing is for certain, whenever you decide to bite into this festive dish, you will be satisfied with both flavor AND nutrients. While this dish is Nutrisystem-approved and sure to keep you on track, it is important to remember to consistently log all of your food intake each day. Studies have shown that logging your daily intake can lead to better weight loss results. Log your Spanish Cauliflower Rice on the NuMi app right here! >

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Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 150

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 Vegetables and 2 Extras


  • 2 cups riced cauliflower
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ¾ cup fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil to medium-high.
  2. Add onion and sauté until translucent.
  3. Add cauliflower, garlic powder, cumin, chili powder and paprika. Stir and cook until cauliflower rice is cooked through.
  4. Stir in and combine fire roasted tomatoes.
  5. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
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